Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

102 Objections to applications

(1)

A person may object to the grant of a licence only if he or she has a greater interest in the application for the licence than the public generally.

(2)

An objection must be in writing and filed with the licensing committee within 15 working days after the first publication of the public notice of the making of the application.

(3)

No objection may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in section 105.

(4)

This subsection applies to an application—

(a)

for a licence for premises that is of the same kind as the licence currently in force for those premises; and

(b)

in which the conditions sought are the same as apply to that licence.

(4A)

In the case of an application to which subsection (4) applies, the ground for an objection may not relate to any matter other than the suitability of the applicant.

(5)

The secretary of the licensing committee concerned must give a copy of every objection to the applicant.

Section 102(1): amended, on 17 December 2016, by section 88 of the Statutes Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 104).

Section 102(4): replaced, on 26 March 2015, by section 6 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 33).

Section 102(4A): inserted, on 26 March 2015, by section 6 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 33).