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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 29th April 2003

STANDING COMMITTEE D


New Amendments handed in are marked thus *

LICENSING BILL [LORDS]

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the Committee [1st April 2003, as amended on 3rd April 2003].

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

276

Clause     47,     page     27,     line     19,     leave out 'seven' and insert 'ten'.

   

Dr Kim Howells

46

Clause     47,     page     27,     line     31,     at end insert 'or'.

   

Dr Kim Howells

47

Clause     47,     page     27,     line     33,     leave out 'or'.

   

Dr Kim Howells

14

Clause     47,     page     27,     line     34,     leave out paragraph (d).

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

277

Clause     47,     page     27,     line     42,     leave out 'seven' and insert 'ten'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

278

Clause     47,     page     28,     line     17,     leave out 'seven' and insert 'ten'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

279

Clause     47,     page     28,     line     18,     leave out 'seven' and insert 'ten'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

280

Clause     47,     page     28,     line     23,     leave out 'two' and insert 'three'.


   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

281

Clause     48,     page     28,     line     37,     leave out 'seven' and insert 'ten'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

282

Clause     48,     page     28,     line     43,     leave out '48' and insert '96'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

283

Clause     48,     page     29,     line     1,     after 'it', insert 'within 14 days'.


   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

284

Clause     49,     page     29,     line     31,     leave out subsections (5) and (6).


   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

285

Clause     50,     page     30,     line     6,     leave out 'seven' and insert 'ten'.


   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

225

Clause     51,     page     30,     line     21,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   Without prejudice to subsection (1), the chief officer of police for the police area in which any premises are situated must apply for a review of the premises licence for those premises if he is aware that there is being, or had been, carried on at those premises the sale, letting for hire, playing or exhibition of sound recordings, films, broadcasts or cable programmes in circumstances which amount to an infringement of copyright for the purposes of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (c. 48).

    (1B)   In subsection (1A) "sound recordings", "films", "broadcasts" and "cable programmes" have the same meaning as in Part 1 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (c. 48) (copyright).'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

286

Clause     51,     page     31,     line     12,     after 'interval', insert 'but in any event not less than three years'.


   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

287

Clause     52,     page     31,     leave out line 39.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

288

Clause     52,     page     31,     line     40,     leave out 'three' and insert 'two'.


   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

230

Clause     55,     page     33,     line     5,     leave out '(other than section 51)'.

   

Mr Mark Field
Mr Malcolm Moss

40

Clause     55,     page     33,     line     6,     leave out 'and'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

226

Clause     55,     page     33,     line     7,     at beginning insert 'subject to subsection (5)'.

   

Mr Mark Field
Mr Malcolm Moss

130

Clause     55,     page     33,     line     7,     leave out paragraph (b) and insert—

      '(b) prescribe guidance for licensing authorities when setting the amount of the fee and what may be charged for under the fee.'.

   

Mr Mark Field
Mr Malcolm Moss

41

Clause     55,     page     33,     line     7,     at end insert 'and

      (c) prescribe the additional fee for licensable activities outside normal trading hours in relation to the length of time the premises remain open after midnight.'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

227

Clause     55,     page     33,     line     11,     at beginning insert 'subject to subsection (5)'.

   

Mr Mark Field
Mr Malcolm Moss

132

Clause     55,     page     33,     line     13,     leave out subsection (4) and insert—

    '(4)   If the annual fee is not paid by the prescribed time, the relevant premises licence will lapse on that date.

    (5)   If a licence lapses under the provisions of subsection (4), the former holder of that licence may for a period of three months, commencing on the date the licence lapsed, seek re-instatement of the licence.

    (6)   The applicant for re-instatement shall pay to the relevant licensing authority the annual fee together with such reasonable re-instatement fee fixed in advance by that licensing authority.

    (7)   The premises licence shall be deemed to have been reinstated as soon as the requisite fees have been received by the licensing authority.'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

229

Clause     55,     page     33,     line     14,     at end insert—

    '( )   In regulations made under this section, the Secretary of State shall prescribe a nil fee to certain categories of premises which shall include—

      (a) church halls,

      (b) village halls,

      (c) parish halls,

      (d) community centres, and

      (e) similar community buildings.'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

228

Clause     55,     page     33,     line     14,     at end insert—

    '(5)   Regulations made under this section may prescribe circumstances in which any fee payable by virtue of this section may be varied (up to such maximum level as may be prescribed) by a licensing authority in order to take into account the cost to that authority of processing licensing applications.'.


   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

289

Clause     56,     page     33,     line     23,     after second 'licence', insert 'and to its own licensing records, inform the Central Register of Licenses'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

290

Clause     56,     page     33,     line     29,     leave out subsections (3) and (4).


   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

231

Clause     57,     page     33,     line     38,     leave out 'at the premises'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

234

Clause     57,     page     33,     line     40,     leave out paragraph (b) and insert—

      '(b) the premises supervisor'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

233

Clause     57,     page     34,     line     8,     leave out from 'the' to 'to' in line 10 and insert 'premises supervisor'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

232

Clause     57,     page     34,     line     11,     at end insert 'within a period of seven days'.


   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

269

Clause     59,     page     35,     line     1,     leave out 'may' and insert 'must'.


   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

235

Clause     62,     page     36,     line     10,     leave out 'two days' and insert '48 hours'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

302

Clause     62,     page     36,     line     10,     leave out 'two' and insert 'four'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

316

Clause     62,     page     36,     line     10,     leave out 'two days' and insert 'one day'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

203

Clause     62,     page     36,     line     12,     after 'club', insert 'unless the right to become members without prior nomination or application is thereby completely excluded,'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

317

Clause     62,     page     36,     line     14,     leave out 'two days' and insert 'one day'.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

204

Clause     62,     page     36,     leave out line 18.


   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

318

Clause     63,     page     36,     leave out line 26.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

303

Clause     63,     page     36,     leave out line 36.

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

319

Clause     63,     page     36,     line     39,     at end add—

    '(4)   In the event that a notice is issued as a consequence of a decision in subsection (3), the club can appeal to the magistrates under section 178.'.

 
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