Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

142 Criteria for issue of special licences

(1)

In deciding whether to issue a special licence, the licensing committee concerned must have regard to the following matters:

(a)

the object of this Act:

(b)

the nature of the particular event for which the licence is sought and, in particular,—

(i)

whether the applicant is engaged in, or proposes at the event to engage in, the sale of goods other than alcohol, low-alcohol refreshments, non-alcoholic refreshments, and food, and if so, which goods; and

(ii)

whether the applicant is engaged in, or proposes at the event to engage in, the provision of services other than those directly related to the sale of alcohol, low-alcohol refreshments, non-alcoholic refreshments, and food, and if so, which services:

(c)

the suitability of the applicant:

(d)

any relevant local alcohol policy:

(e)

whether (in its opinion) the amenity and good order of the locality would be likely to be reduced, by more than a minor extent, by the effects of the issue of the licence:

(f)

the days on which and the hours during which the applicant proposes to sell alcohol:

(g)

the design and layout of the premises concerned:

(h)

whether the applicant has appropriate systems, staff and training to comply with the law:

(i)

any areas of the premises that the applicant proposes should be designated as restricted areas or supervised areas:

(j)

any steps the applicant proposes to take to ensure that the requirements of this Act in relation to the sale and supply of alcohol to prohibited persons are observed:

(k)

the applicant’s proposals relating to—

(i)

the sale and supply of non-alcoholic drinks and food; and

(ii)

the sale and supply of low-alcohol drinks; and

(iii)

the provision of help with or information about alternative forms of transport from the premises:

(l)

any matters dealt with in any report from the Police, the Medical Officer of Health, or an inspector made under section 141.

(2)

The licensing committee must not take into account any prejudicial effect that the issue of the special licence may have on the business conducted pursuant to any other licence.

Compare: 1989 No 63 s 79