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This page contains information about the District Licensing Committee, its purpose, Terms of Reference and Councillor membership.
Updated: 13/10/2017 12:22 p.m.




Deputy Chairperson

Councillor Greg Innes


Two additional members appointed from the territorial authority list maintained under section 192 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012; list members:

  • Mervyn Williams, Paul Dimery, Pamela Peters, Lee Andrewes and Mark Vincent


Chairperson plus 2 members (for a Hearing)

Chairperson (where no objection to an application has been filed and no matters of opposition raised in respect for an application for a licence or manager’s certificate or renewal of a licence or manager’s licence


Weekly and as required


To consider and determine all relevant applications under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.


  • Consider and determine applications for licenses and manager’s certificates.
  • Consider and determine applications for renewal of licences and manager’s certificate.
  • Consider and determine applications for temporary authority to carry on the sale and supply of alcohol in accordance with section 136.
  • Consider and determine applications for the variation, suspension, or cancellation of special licences.
  • Consider and determine applications for the variation of licences (other than special licences) unless the application is brought under section 280.
  • With the leave of the chairperson for the licensing authority, to refer applications to the licensing authority.
  • Conduct inquiries and to make reports as may be required of it by the Alcohol Regulatory Licensing Authority under section 175.
  • Any other functions conferred on Licensing Committees by or under this Act or any other enactment.



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