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Schedule 2 — Provision of late night refreshment

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Schedule 2

Section 1

 

Provision of late night refreshment

The provision of late night refreshment

  1       (1)      For the purposes of this Act, a person “provides late night refreshment” if—

              (a)             at any time between the hours of 11.00 p.m. and 5.00 a.m., he

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supplies hot food or hot drink to members of the public, or a section

of the public, on or from any premises, whether for consumption on

or off the premises, or

              (b)             at any time between those hours when members of the public, or a

section of the public, are admitted to any premises, he supplies, or

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holds himself out as willing to supply, hot food or hot drink to any

persons, or to persons of a particular description, on or from those

premises, whether for consumption on or off the premises,

                   unless the supply is an exempt supply by virtue of paragraph 3, 4 or 5.

          (2)      References in this Act to the “provision of late night refreshment” are to be

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construed in accordance with sub-paragraph (1).

          (3)      This paragraph is subject to the following provisions of this Schedule.

Hot food or hot drink

  2        Food or drink supplied on or from any premises is “hot” for the purposes of

this Schedule if the food or drink, or any part of it,—

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              (a)             before it is supplied, is heated on the premises or elsewhere for the

purpose of enabling it to be consumed at a temperature above the

ambient air temperature and, at the time of supply, is above that

temperature, or

              (b)             after it is supplied, may be heated on the premises for the purpose of

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enabling it to be consumed at a temperature above the ambient air

temperature.

Exempt supplies: clubs, hotels etc. and employees

  3       (1)      The supply of hot food or hot drink on or from any premises at any time is

an exempt supply for the purposes of paragraph 1(1) if, at that time, a person

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will neither—

              (a)             be admitted to the premises, nor

              (b)             be supplied with hot food or hot drink on or from the premises,

                   except by virtue of being a person of a description falling within sub-

paragraph (2).

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          (2)      The descriptions are that—

              (a)             he is a member of a recognised club,

              (b)             he is a person staying at a particular hotel, or at particular

comparable premises, for the night in question,

              (c)             he is an employee of a particular employer,

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              (d)             he is engaged in a particular trade, he is a member of a particular

profession or he follows a particular vocation,

              (e)             he is a guest of a person falling within any of paragraphs (a) to (d).

 

 

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          (3)      The premises which, for the purposes of sub-paragraph (2)(b), are

comparable to a hotel are—

              (a)             a guest house, lodging house or hostel,

              (b)             a caravan site or camping site, or

              (c)             any other premises the main purpose of maintaining which is the

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provision of facilities for overnight accommodation.

Exempt supplies: premises licensed under certain other Acts

  4        The supply of hot food or hot drink on or from any premises is an exempt

supply for the purposes of paragraph 1(1) if it takes place during a period for

which—

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              (a)             the premises may be used for a public exhibition of a kind described

in section 21(1) of the Greater London Council (General Powers) Act

1966 (c. xxviii) by virtue of a licence under that section, or

              (b)             the premises may be used as near beer premises within the meaning

of section 14 of the London Local Authorities Act 1995 (c. x) by virtue

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of a licence under section 16 of that Act.

Miscellaneous exempt supplies

  5       (1)      The following supplies of hot food or hot drink are exempt supplies for the

purposes of paragraph 1(1)—

              (a)             the supply of hot drink which consists of or contains alcohol,

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              (b)             the supply of hot drink by means of a vending machine,

              (c)             the supply of hot food or hot drink free of charge,

              (d)             the supply of hot food or hot drink by a registered charity or a person

authorised by a registered charity,

              (e)             the supply of hot food or hot drink on a vehicle at a time when the

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vehicle is not permanently or temporarily parked.

          (2)      Hot drink is supplied by means of a vending machine for the purposes of

sub-paragraph (1)(b) only if—

              (a)             the payment for the hot drink is inserted into the machine by a

member of the public, and

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              (b)             the hot drink is supplied directly by the machine to a member of the

public.

          (3)      Hot food or hot drink is not to be regarded as supplied free of charge for the

purposes of sub-paragraph (1)(c) if, in order to obtain the hot food or hot

drink, a charge must be paid—

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              (a)             for admission to any premises, or

              (b)             for some other item.

          (4)      In sub-paragraph (1)(d) “registered charity” means—

              (a)             a charity which is registered under section 3 of the Charities Act 1993

(c. 10), or

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              (b)             a charity which by virtue of subsection (5) of that section is not

required to be so registered.

Clubs which are not recognised clubs: members and guests

  6        For the purposes of this Schedule—

 

 

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              (a)             the supply of hot food or hot drink to a person as being a member, or

the guest of a member, of a club which is not a recognised club is to

be taken to be a supply to a member of the public, and

              (b)             the admission of any person to any premises as being such a member

or guest is to be taken to be the admission of a member of the public.

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Schedule 3

Section 9

 

Matters to be entered in licensing register

           The licensing register kept by a licensing authority under section 9 must

contain a record of the following matters—

              (a)             any application made to the licensing authority under section 18

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(grant of premises licence),

              (b)             any application made to it under section 25 (theft etc. of premises

licence),

              (c)             any notice given to it under section 28 (surrender of premises

licence),

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              (d)             any application made to it under section 29 (provisional notice in

respect of premises),

              (e)             any notice given to it under section 33 (change of name, etc. of holder

of premises licence),

              (f)             any application made to it under section 34 (variation of premises

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licence),

              (g)             any application made to it under section 35 (variation of licence to

specify individual as premises supervisor),

              (h)             any notice given to it under section 41 (request from designated

premises supervisor for removal from premises licence),

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              (i)             any application made to it under section 42 (transfer of premises

licence),

              (j)             any notice given to it under section 47 (interim authority notice),

              (k)             any application made to it under section 51 (review of premises

licence),

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              (l)             any application made to it under section 71 (application for club

premises certificate),

              (m)             any application made to it under section 77 (theft, loss, etc. of

certificate or summary),

              (n)             any notice given to it under section 79 (surrender of club premises

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certificate),

              (o)             any notice given to it under section 80 or 81 (notification of change of

name etc.),

              (p)             any application made to it under section 82 (application to vary club

premises certificate),

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              (q)             any application made to it under section 85 (application for review of

club premises certificate),

              (r)             any notice given to it under section 101 (withdrawal of temporary

event notice),

              (s)             any counter notice given by it under section 103 (counter notice

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following police objection to temporary event notice),

 

 

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              (t)             any copy of a temporary event notice give to it under section 104

(notice given following the making of modifications to a temporary

event notice with police consent),

              (u)             any application made to it under section 108 (theft etc. of temporary

event notice),

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              (v)             any notice given to it under section 114 (surrender of personal

licence),

              (w)             any application made to it under section 115 (grant or renewal of

personal licence),

              (x)             any application made to it under section 124 (theft, loss or

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destruction of personal licence),

              (y)             any notice given to it under section 125 (change of name, etc. of

personal licence holder),

              (z)             any notice given to it under section 164(4) (magistrates’ court to

notify any determination made after closure order),

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              (aa)            any application under paragraph 2 of Schedule 8 (application for

conversion of old licences into premises licence),

              (ab)            any application under paragraph 14 of that Schedule (application for

conversion of club certificate into club premises certificate).

Schedule 4

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Section 111

 

Personal licence: relevant offences

  1        An offence under this Act.

  2        An offence under any of the following enactments—

              (a)             Schedule 12 to the London Government Act 1963 (c. 33) (public

entertainment licensing);

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              (b)             the Licensing Act 1964 (c. 26);

              (c)             the Private Places of Entertainment (Licensing) Act 1967 (c. 19);

              (d)             section 13 of the Theatres Act 1968 (c. 54);

              (e)             the Late Night Refreshment Houses Act 1969 (c. 53);

              (f)             section 6 of, or Schedule 1 to, the Local Government (Miscellaneous

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Provisions) Act 1982 (c. 30);

              (g)             the Licensing (Occasional Permissions) Act 1983 (c. 24);

              (h)             the Cinemas Act 1985 (c. 13);

              (i)             the London Local Authorities Act 1990 (c. vii).

  3        An offence under the Firearms Act 1968 (c. 27).

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  4        An offence under any of the following provisions of the Theft Act 1968

(c. 60)—

              (a)             section 1 (theft);

              (b)             section 8 (robbery);

              (c)             section 9 (burglary);

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              (d)             section 10 (aggravated burglary);

              (e)             section 11 (removal of articles from places open to the public);

 

 

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              (f)             section 12A (aggravated vehicle-taking), in circumstances where

subsection (2)(b) of that section applies and the accident caused the

death of any person;

              (g)             section 13 (abstracting of electricity);

              (h)             section 15 (obtaining property by deception);

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              (i)             section 15A (obtaining a money transfer by deception);

              (j)             section 16 (obtaining pecuniary advantage by deception);

              (k)             section 17 (false accounting);

              (l)             section 19 (false statements by company directors etc.);

              (m)             section 20 (suppression, etc. of documents);

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              (n)             section 21 (blackmail);

              (o)             section 22 (handling stolen goods);

              (p)             section 24A (dishonestly retaining a wrongful credit);

              (q)             section 25 (going equipped for stealing etc.).

  5        An offence under section 7(2) of the Gaming Act 1968 (c. 65) (allowing child

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to take part in gaming on premises licensed for the sale of alcohol).

  6        An offence under any of the following provisions of the Misuse of Drugs Act

1971 (c. 38)—

              (a)             section 4(2) (production of a controlled drug);

              (b)             section 4(3) (supply of a controlled drug);

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              (c)             section 5(3) (possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply);

              (d)             section 8 (permitting activities to take place on premises).

  7        An offence under either of the following provisions of the Theft Act 1978

(c. 31)—

              (a)             section 1 (obtaining services by deception);

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              (b)             section 2 (evasion of liability by deception).

  8        An offence under either of the following provisions of the Customs and

Excise Management Act 1979 (c. 2)—

              (a)             section 170 (disregarding subsection (1)(a)) (fraudulent evasion of

duty etc.);

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              (b)             section 170B (taking preparatory steps for evasion of duty).

  9        An offence under either of the following provisions of the Tobacco Products

Duty Act 1979 (c. 7)—

              (a)             section 8G (possession and sale of unmarked tobacco);

              (b)             section 8H (use of premises for sale of unmarked tobacco).

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  10       An offence under the Forgery and Counterfeiting Act 1981 (c. 45) (other than

an offence under section 18 or 19 of that Act).

  11       An offence under the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988 (c. 45).

  12       An offence under any of the following provisions of the Copyright, Designs

and Patents Act 1988 (c. 48)—

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              (a)             section 107(1)(d)(iii) (public exhibition in the course of a business of

article infringing copyright);

              (b)             section 198(2) (broadcast etc. of recording of performance made

without sufficient consent);

              (c)             section 297(1) (fraudulent reception of transmission);

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              (d)             section 297A(1) (supply etc. of unauthorised decoder).

  13       An offence under any of the following provisions of the Road Traffic Act

1988 (c. 52)—

              (a)             section 3A (causing death by careless driving while under the

influence of drink or drugs);

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              (b)             section 4 (driving etc. a vehicle when under the influence of drink or

drugs);

              (c)             section 5 (driving etc. a vehicle with alcohol concentration above

prescribed limit).

  14       An offence under the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997 (c. 5).

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  15       A sexual offence, within the meaning of section 161(2) of the Powers of

Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (c. 6).

  16       A violent offence, within the meaning of section 161(3) of that Act.

  17       An offence under section 3 of the Private Security Industry Act 2001 (c. 12)

(engaging in certain activities relating to security without a licence).

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Schedule 5

Section 178

 

Appeals

Part 1

Premises licences

Rejection of applications relating to premises licences

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  1        Where a licensing authority—

              (a)             rejects an application for a premises licence under section 19,

              (b)             rejects (in whole or in part) an application to vary a premises licence

under section 35,

              (c)             rejects an application to vary a premises licence to specify an

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individual as the premises supervisor under section 39, or

              (d)             rejects an application to transfer a premises licence under section 44,

           the applicant may appeal against the decision.

Decision to grant premises licence or impose conditions etc.

  2       (1)      This paragraph applies where a licensing authority grants a premises licence

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under section 19.

          (2)      The holder of the licence may appeal against any decision—

              (a)             to impose conditions on the licence under subsection (2)(a) or (3)(b)

of that section, or

              (b)             to take any step mentioned in subsection (4)(b) or (c) of that section

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(exclusion of licensable activity or refusal to specify person as

premises supervisor).

 

 

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          (3)      Where a person who made relevant representations in relation to the

application desires to contend—

              (a)             that the licence ought not to have been granted, or

              (b)             that, on granting the licence, the licensing authority ought to have

imposed different or additional conditions, or to have taken a step

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mentioned in subsection (4)(b) or (c) of that section,

                   he may appeal against the decision.

          (4)      In sub-paragraph (3) “relevant representations” has the meaning given in

section 19(6).

Issue of provisional statement

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  3       (1)      This paragraph applies where a provisional statement is issued under

subsection (3)(c) of section 31.

          (2)      An appeal against the decision may be made by—

              (a)             the applicant, or

              (b)             any person who made relevant representations in relation to the

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application.

          (3)      In sub-paragraph (2) “relevant representations” has the meaning given in

subsection (5) of that section.

Variation of licence under section 35

  4       (1)      This paragraph applies where an application to vary a premises licence is

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granted (in whole or in part) under section 35.

          (2)      The applicant may appeal against any decision to modify the conditions of

the licence under subsection (4)(a) of that section.

          (3)      Where a person who made relevant representations in relation to the

application desires to contend—

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              (a)             that any variation made ought not to have been made, or

              (b)             that, when varying the licence, the licensing authority ought not to

have modified the conditions of the licence, or ought to have

modified them in a different way, under subsection (4)(a) of that

section,

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                   he may appeal against the decision.

          (4)      In sub-paragraph (3) “relevant representations” has the meaning given in

section 35(5).

Variation of licence to specify individual as premises supervisor

  5       (1)      This paragraph applies where an application to vary a premises licence is

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granted under section 39(2) in a case where a chief officer of police gave a

notice under section 37(5) (which was not withdrawn).

          (2)      The chief officer of police may appeal against the decision to grant the

application.

 

 

 
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