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SCHEDULE 9
Section 34

Charges under section 34 (charges: street trading licences): procedure for determination and variation

Before determining or varying charges made under section 34 (charges: street trading licences) the council shall give notice in writing to—
(a)all licence holders who would be affected by the proposal; and
(b)any body which appears to the council to represent such licence holders.
The notice shall—
(a)give details of proposed charges;
(b)state that representations may be made regarding the proposed charges by the date specified in the notice as the due date which date shall be not less than 28 days after the notice has been given;
(c)be accompanied by a statement showing how the proposed charges have been computed.
As soon as practicable after the due date, the council shall consider all representations received by that date and may at its discretion consider representations received after that date.
The council shall give to any person who made representations by the due date an opportunity to make oral representations to the council and may at its discretion give to other persons who made representations a similar opportunity.
As soon as practicable after making its decision, the council shall by written notice inform all licence holders affected by the council's decision as to the determination or variation of fees or charges.
The fees and charges as determined or varied by the council shall come into force on a date set by the council which shall be not less than 28 days from the date on which the decision as to the determination or variation of fees or charges was made.

 

 
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