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‘ An extremely good chambers with fantastic clerking’
‘Clients praise Trinity Chambers’ ‘excellence’’
“Tackling Alcohol in our Communities”A Legal View (or Snapshot)
3 July 2012
The Coalition: our programme for government
We will overhaul the Licensing Act to give local authorities and the police much stronger powers to remove licences from, or refuse to grant licences to, any premises that are causing problems.
Licensing Act 2003
We expect to see a sharp focus on premises failing in terms of the licensing objectives, with other businesses left to go about their legitimate activities without unnecessary interference.
Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006
Policing and Crime Act 2009
Crime and Security Act 2010
Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011
September 2010 Consultation ends
15 September 2011 Royal Assent
25 April 2012 First tranche commences
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Even the layout, the lack of colour, the shorter sentences, the more didactic approach, give a clear message that this is an industry in need of control and a more hands-on approach to condition-making.
LA as Responsible Authority
... the proposal would ensure that licensing authorities are better able to respond to the concerns of local residents and businesses by taking the necessary actions to tackle irresponsible premises without having to wait for representations from other responsible authorities
A decision that is “appropriate” for the promotion of the licensing objectives provides some flexibility to consider the effects of the decision on the promotion of the objectives. It may therefore be decided to take steps that are suitable for, rather than necessary to, the promotion of the objectives. It provides an element to deal with that reluctance or resistance, to enable local communities to assert themselves properly in relation to this particular approach