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APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies for absence were submitted from L. Jones (Licensing) and B. Thomson (Public Protection).
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
Members of the Licensing Hearing Sub Committee are asked to consider whether they have an interest in any matter on the agenda, and, if so, to formally declare that interest.
There were no declarations of interest made.
The Minutes of the last Licensing Hearing Sub Committee meeting held at 1.00am on the 13th June 2023 are attached.
Resolved:- That the minutes of the Licensing Hearing Sub Committee held at 1.00pm on the 13th June 2023 be approved as a correct record.
A report from the Executive Director (Operations) is attached:-
The Licensing Unit Manager presented a report relating to an objection notice being given to the Licensing Authority, by Greater Manchester Police pursuant to section 104(2) of the Licensing Act 2003, in respect of a proposed temporary event to be held at Kavern Klub, 107 The Rock, Bury, BL9 ONDbetween the hours of12noon to 03.00 hours on the 18 August 2023.
The Temporary Event Notice had been given by Mrs Pauline Makuwere,
27 Owlwood Drive, Little Hulton, Salford, Worsley, M38 0FG. The date
of the event that the Temporary Event Notice covers is the 18th August
2023 between the hours of 12 noon to 03.00 hours for the retail sale
of alcohol, the provision of regulated entertainment and late-night
Greater Manchester Police have complied with all the necessary procedural
requirements laid down by the Act.
Under the provisions of section 104(2) of the Act, where the chief officer of
police are satisfied that allowing the premises to be used in accordance with
the Temporary Event Notice would undermine the Crime Prevention
Objective, he must give a notice stating the reasons why he is so satisfied.
Greater Manchester Police, in their capacity as a Responsible
Authority, will give their reasons for their representation in respect of
the Temporary Event Notice where they are satisfied that the
representation would undermine the Prevention of Crime and Disorder.
The representation was attached at Appendix 1 in the agenda pack along with
the TEN application form.
The Secretary of State Guidance issued under section 182 of Licensing Act
2003 (December 2022 – updated 12 January 2023) was also detailed in the
report attached to the agenda.
After hearing the representation and evidence presented, Members were
obliged to determine the application with a view to promoting the licensing
objectives and having regard to the Authority’s Licensing Policy and National
The Sub-Committee heard oral representations and background information from the applicant Mrs P. Makuwere.
The Sub-Committee then heard representations from Greater Manchester Police via PC Peter Eccleston.
The Sub-Committee heard no other representations.
A discussion took place at the meeting between the applicant, GMP and Bury Council’s Licensing Department. Upon the conclusion of these discussions and information shared between all parties, the applicant Mrs P. Makuwere (Notice giver) then verbally withdrew the application.
The Sub-Committee therefore did not have to consider the application and no decision was required to be made.