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Amendments to the Licensing Bill [HL]

Licensing Bill [HL]


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT


 

Schedule 1

 

THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD LUKE

Page 109, line 17, at end insert—
"(   )  a playing of a programme included in a programme service within the meaning of the Broadcasting Act 1990 (c. 42),"
Page 110, line 23, leave out paragraph 8
Page 110, line 32, at end insert—
 

"Religious buildings

      The provision of entertainment or entertainment facilities in premises mainly used for public religious worship is not to be regarded as the provision of regulated entertainment for the purposes of this Act."
Page 110, line 38, at end insert—
 

"Educational establishments

      The provision of any entertainment or entertainment facilities in the premises of an educational establishment for the purposes directly connected to the activities of the establishment is not to be regarded as the provision of regulated entertainment for the purposes of this Act."
 

Clause 4

 

THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD LUKE

Page 3, line 10, at end insert—
"(   )  the protection of the amenity of the area;"
 

Clause 6

 

THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD LUKE

Page 4, line 7, leave out from "of" to end of line 8 and insert "such members of the authority as the authority shall determine"
 

Clause 54

 

THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD LUKE

Page 32, line 19, 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."
 

Clause 105

 

THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD LUKE

Page 59, line 33, at end insert ", and
(c)  are not in respect of a village hall."
 

After Clause 111

 

THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD LUKE

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Meaning of "serious offence"
(1)  In this part "serious offence" means a relevant offence to which subsection (2) applies and in respect of which a custodial sentence of at least 30 months was imposed.
(2)  The relevant offences to which this subsection applies are—
(a)  any sexual offence, within the meaning of section 161(2) of the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (c. 6) (interpretation)
(b)  any violent offence, within the meaning of section 161(3) of that Act,
(c)  any relevant offence under the Theft Act 1968 (c. 60) of the Theft Act 1978 (c. 31), and
(d)  any relevant offence under the Forgery and Counterfeiting Act 1981 (c. 45)
(3)  In Subsection (2) "custodial sentence" has the same meaning as in section 76 of the Powers of the Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (c. 6) (meaning of "custodial sentence").""
 

Clause 112

 

THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD LUKE

Page 62, line 32, leave out subsections (2) to (4)
 

Clause 118

 

THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD LUKE

Page 64, line 36, after "made," insert—
"(ca)  he has not been convicted of any serious offence,"
Page 64, line 40, leave out "or (c)" and insert ", (c) or (ca)"
Page 64, line 42, leave out from "(b)" to first "of" in line 1 on page 65 and insert ", (c) and (ca)"
Page 65, line 3, leave out from "Where" to end of line 6
Page 65, line 19, after "so," insert—
"(   )  reject the application if it appears that the applicant fails to meet the condition in paragraph (d) of subsection (2) and it is not satisfied that the granting of the licence would not undermine the crime prevention objective,"
 

Clause 119

 

THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD LUKE

Page 65, line 39, leave out from beginning to second "to" in line 41 and insert—
"(   )  The relevant licensing authority must give notice of the application"
Page 65, line 43, leave out from "Where" to end of line 46
Page 66, line 6, leave out subsection (4)
Page 66, line 15, leave out from first "it" to ", and" in line 16 and insert "is not satisfied that the renewal of the personal licence would not undermine the crime prevention objective"
 

Clause 122

 

THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD LUKE

Page 67, line 14, leave out from "Where" to third "the" in line 18
Page 67, line 28, leave out from first "it" to end of line 29 and insert "is not satisfied that not revoking the licence would not undermine the crime prevention objective"
Page 67, line 32, at end insert—
"(   )  The authority must revoke the licence if it appears that the holder of the licence has been convicted of a serious offence."
Page 67, line 33, leave out "this section" and insert "subsection (4)"
 

Clause 127

 

THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD LUKE

Page 70, line 5, at end insert new subsection—
"(   )  The court must order the forfeiture of the licence if the holder of the licence is convicted of a serious offence."
Page 70, line 6, leave out "this section" and insert "subsection (2)"
 

Clause 129

 

THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD LUKE

Page 71, line 16, leave out subsection (2)
 

Clause 130

 

THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD LUKE

Page 72, line 8, leave out sub-paragraph (ii)
 

Clause 177

 

THE BARONESS BUSCOMBE
THE LORD LUKE

Page 98, line 18, at end insert—
"(   )  Guidance issued under this section must set out in particular the specific reasons which the Secretary of State considers justify the prevention of any licensing authority from restricting the number of licensed premises in any part of a town centre or other locality within the licensing area."

 
 
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4 February 2003