Amendments proposed to the Licensing Bill [Lords] - continued House of Commons

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Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

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Schedule     8,     page     168,     line     39,     after 'licence', insert ', or is a person who within the last 12 months prior to the appointed day has held a justices' licence which has not been subsequently revoked,'.


NEW CLAUSES

Club premises certificate authorising supply of alcohol for consumption off the premises

   

Dr Kim Howells

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   A club premises certificate may not authorise the supply of alcohol for consumption off the premises unless it also authorises the supply of alcohol to a member of the club for consumption on those premises.

    (2)   A club premises certificate which authorises the supply of alcohol for consumption off the premises must include the following conditions.

    (3)   The first condition is that the supply must be made at a time when the premises are open for the purposes of supplying alcohol, in accordance with the club premises certificate, to members of the club for consumption on the premises.

    (4)   The second condition is that any alcohol supplied for consumption off the premises must be in a sealed container.

    (5)   The third condition is that any supply of alcohol for consumption off the premises must be made to a member of the club in person.'.


Registration of designated premises supervisor

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   A holder of a personal licence seeking to become the designated premises supervisor for premises shall serve a notice in the prescribed form, together with the signed consent of the holder of the premises licence, upon—

      (a) the relevant licensing authority,

      (b) the chief officer of police, and

      (c) the person previously designated as premises supervisor, at his last known address,

       and provided such notice is given registration shall be deemed to come into effect (and the registration of the person previously holding the position of designated premises supervisor cease) upon the receipt by the relevant licensing authority of the said notice.

    (2)   A person who has so registered shall forthwith ensure that a notice in the prescribed form identifying that person as the designated premises supervisor is prominently displayed on the premises.

    (3)   Failure to display such a notice in accordance with subsection (1) shall be an offence punishable by a fine not exceeding Level 1 on the standard scale.'.


Revocation of registration of designated premises supervisor

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

NC3

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   Where a chief officer of police is satisfied that the exceptional circumstances of the case are such that permitting the person so identified in a notice given under subsection (2) of section (Registration of designated premises supervisor) would undermine the crime prevention objective, he may within 14 days of receiving such notice apply to the relevant licensing authority for the revocation of the registration of that person as the designated premises supervisor.

    (2)   Where a notice is given under the previous subsection (and not withdrawn), the authority must—

      (a) hold a hearing to consider it, unless the authority, the applicant and the chief officer of police who gave the notice agree that a hearing is unnecessary, and

      (b) having regard to the notice, grant the application for revocation if it considers it necessary for the promotion of the crime prevention objective to do so.

    (3)   Where registration under section (Registration of designated premises supervisor) is revoked, the relevant licensing authority must give a notice to that effect to—

      (a) the person who was so registered,

      (b) the holder of the premises licence, and

      (c) the chief officer of police for the police area (or each police area) in which the premises are situated.

    (4)   Where a chief officer of police gave notice under subsection (1) (and it was not withdrawn), the notice under the preceding subsection must state the authority's reasons for granting or rejecting the application for revocation of the registration.'.


Maximum permitted occupancy figure

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

NC4

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   Where the relevant licensable activities include the supply of alcohol for consumption on the premises, a condition shall be attached to a premises licence specifying the maximum permitted occupancy figure, which must be specified on the premises licence and on the summary of the premises licence.

    (2)   The maximum permitted occupancy figure must be determined by the licensing authority in consultation with the police and the fire authority.'.


Power to prohibit sale of alcohol on vessels

   

Mr Malcolm Moss
Mr Mark Hoban

NC5

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   A magistrates' court acting for a petty sessions area may make an order prohibiting the sale of alcohol on any vessel.

    (2)   A magistrates' court may make an order under this section only on the application of a senior police officer.

    (3)   A magistrates' court may not make such an order unless it is satisfied that such an order is necessary to prevent disorder, or to ensure public safety.

    (4)   When an order is made under this section, the responsible senior police officer must, forthwith, serve a copy of the order on the vessel operator affected by the order.

    (5)   A person commits an offence if he knowingly—

      (a) sells or attempts to sell alcohol in contravention of an order under this section, or

      (b) allows the sale of alcohol in contravention of such an order.

    (6)   A person guilty of an offence under this section is liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months or to a fine not exceeding £20,000, or to both.'.


NEW SCHEDULE

   

Mr Andrew Turner

NS1

To move the following Schedule:—

'Provision of Premises for Public Gatherings

       The Secretary of State shall make regulations which shall be subject to the negative resolution procedure and which—

      (a) define "the provision of premises for public gatherings" to have the normal meaning of those words save that they exclude premises which have planning permission (or established use certificates) for use for public gatherings of the size contemplated, and—

      (i) have a valid fire safety certificate; or

      (ii) have regularly in the last five years been used for public gatherings of the size contemplated; and

      (b) define "the size contemplated" to mean contemplated by the organizer of the gathering.'.


ORDER OF THE HOUSE [24TH MARCH 2003]

That the following provisions shall apply to the Licensing Bill [Lords]:

Committal

    1.   The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

Proceedings in Standing Committee

    2.   Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 20th May 2003.

    3.   The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

Consideration and Third Reading

    4.   Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.

    5.   Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on the day on which proceedings on consideration are commenced.

    6.   Sessional Order B (programming committees) made on 28th June 2001 shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

Other proceedings

    7.   Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the Lords may be programmed.


ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE [1ST APRIL 2003, AS AMENDED ON
3RD APRIL 2003]

    That—   

    (1)   during proceedings on the Licensing Bill [Lords] the Standing Committee do meet when the House is sitting on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8.55 a.m. and at 2.30 p.m., except that on Thursday 3rd April the Committee shall not meet at 2.30 p.m., on Thursday 1st May the Committee shall not meet, and on Tuesday 6th May the Committee shall meet at 4.30 p.m. only;

    (2)   18 sittings in all shall be allotted to the consideration of the Bill by the Committee;

    (3)   the proceedings shall be taken in the following order, namely Clause 1, Schedules 1 and 2, Clauses 2 to 5, Clause 179, Clauses 6 to 9, Schedule 3, Clauses 10 to 111, Schedule 4, Clauses 112 to 178, Schedule 5, Clauses 180 to 198, Schedules 6 to 8, New Clauses, New Schedules and remaining proceedings on the Bill;

    (4)   the proceedings on Clause 1, Schedules 1 and 2, Clauses 2 to 5 and Clause 179 shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 11.25 a.m. on Tuesday 8th April;

    (5)   the proceedings on Clauses 6 to 9, Schedule 3 and Clauses 10 to 46 shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 5 p.m. on Thursday 10th April;

    (6)   the proceedings on Clauses 47 to 59 shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 11.25 a.m. on Tuesday 29th April;

    (7)   the proceedings on Clauses 60 to 95 shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 7.00 p.m. on Tuesday 6th May;

    (8)   the proceedings on Clauses 96 to 111, Schedule 4 and Clauses 112 to 142 shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday 13th May;

    (9)   the proceedings on Clauses 143 to 174 shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 5.00 p.m. on Thursday 15th May;

    (10)   the proceedings on Clauses 175 to 178, Schedule 5, Clauses 180 to 198, Schedules 6 to 8, New Clauses, New Schedules and remaining proceedings on the Bill shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday 20th May.


 
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