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No declarations of interest were made.
The Chairman introduced himself and asked the Committee Members, Officers and those parties present to introduce themselves.
In attendance were the following:
Saeed Rafique (Trebor Deeas Ltd) (Applicant)
Walaiti Rathore (Applicant’s Representative)
Paul Horton (Nottinghamshire Police - Responsible Authority)
Catherine Ansty (Nottinghamshire Police - Responsible Authority)
Inspector Mark Dickson (Nottinghamshire Police - Responsible Authority)
Adeel Zafar (Nottinghamshire Police - Responsible Authority)
The Council’s Legal Representative explained the procedure to be followed throughout the hearing.
The Licensing Enforcement Officer then proceeded to outline the application for a Premises Licence.
The Chairman then invited the Applicant’s Representative to put forward the Applicant’s case to the Sub Committee. In doing so, the Applicant’s Representative advised the Sub Committee that agreement had already been reached between the Applicant and the Police as to additional conditions to be placed on the premise licence. To that end, the presentation of case was a condensed version on the understanding that all parties were now in agreement to the conditions of the premise licence.
Following this and in accordance with adopted procedure, the Responsible Authorities, Sub-Committee Members and Legal Officer were given the opportunity to ask questions of the Applicant’s Representative for the purposes of clarity and further explanation.
Ashfield District Council and Nottinghamshire Police, as Responsible Authorities, were then invited to put forward their representations. Both parties confirmed that agreement had already been reached in relation to the additional conditions to be added to the premise licence.
Following this and in accordance with adopted procedure the Applicant’s Representative, the Sub Committee Members and Legal Officer were given the opportunity to ask questions of the Responsible Authorities for the purposes of clarity and further explanation.
Finally, the Chairman invited the Applicant’s Representative and the Responsible Authorities Parties to sum up their respective cases.
The Chairman and Members of the Sub Committee then withdrew from the hearing in order to deliberate upon the application and representations made in respect of it.
The hearing was adjourned at 11.50am.
The Chairman and Sub Committee Members subsequently returned to the room and the hearing reconvened at 12.10pm.
The Legal Officer delivered the Sub Committee’s findings, the decision and the reason as follows:-
that the decision of the Licensing Sub Committee (in exercise of its powers delegated by Ashfield District Council as Licensing Authority), was to:
Grant the application for a premises licence as amended:
All licensable activities applied for: 09:00 – 00:00
All licensable activities to be permitted from the end of permitted hours on
New Year’s Eve until the start of permitted hours on New Year’s Day (i.e. 00:00 – 09:00
Opening hours: 09:00 – 00:30
On New Year’s Eve the premises to be permitted to remain open until the standard opening time on New Year’s Day.
Subject to the following:
A. The mandatory conditions applicable under the Licensing Act 2003; and
B. The following conditions put forward by the Applicant following consultation with the Responsible Authorities in the Revised Operating Schedule:
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