106 Considering effects of issue or renewal of licence on amenity and good order of locality

(1)

In forming for the purposes of section 105(1)(h) an opinion on whether the amenity and good order of a locality would be likely to be reduced, by more than a minor extent, by the effects of the issue of a licence, the licensing authority or a licensing committee must have regard to—

(a)

the following matters (as they relate to the locality):

(i)

current, and possible future, noise levels:

(ii)

current, and possible future, levels of nuisance and vandalism:

(iii)

the number of premises for which licences of the kind concerned are already held; and

(b)

the extent to which the following purposes are compatible:

(i)

the purposes for which land near the premises concerned is used:

(ii)

the purposes for which those premises will be used if the licence is issued.

(2)

In forming for the purposes of section 131(1)(b) an opinion on whether the amenity and good order of a locality would be likely to be increased, by more than a minor extent, by the effects of a refusal to renew a licence, the licensing authority or a licensing committee must have regard to the following matters (as they relate to the locality):

(a)

current, and possible future, noise levels:

(b)

current, and possible future, levels of nuisance and vandalism.