A LOCAL authority's statement of licensing policy
(SOLP) plays a very important role in the licensing process but is often overlooked by those operating in the leisure industry.
A public consultation on the adoption of the council's updated Statement of Licensing Policy
2019-2024, which includes the introduction of a Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA), took place in 2018.
In an objection sent to the council, Chief Inspector Dave Pickett said: "The premises is situated within the cumulative impact special stress area as defined within the Newcastle City Council statement of licensing policy
where there is a saturated number of licensed premises nearby mostly consisting of vertical drinking establishments and hot food takeaways.
In terms of the whole policy they recommended to councillors that they approve the draft licensing of Sex Establishments Statement of Licensing Policy
including a limit in number of such establishments to one.
Pete Cheema OBE, chief executive of the Scottish Grocers' Federation said: "We are not in a position to comment specifically on the proposals set out in the Statement of Licensing Policy
as published by Renfrewshire Licensing Board as we have not as yet formally responded to the consultation that took place.
The council also agreed to add Notting Hill Carnival to its Statement of Licensing Policy
(SLP) for the first time.
These are a Statement of Licensing Policy
allowing for the case-by-case licensing of individuals and entities seeking to export, re-export, sell, lease or transfer to Iran commercial passenger aircraft, and associated parts and services, exclusively for commercial passenger aviation; a general license authorizing US-owned or -controlled foreign entities to engage in activities involving Iran that are consistent with the JCPOA and US law; and a general license authorizing the importation into the US of Iranian-origin carpets and foodstuffs, including pistachios and caviar -- traditional trade items with Iran.
On Implementation Day, OFAC issued: (1) a Statement of Licensing Policy
establishing a favorable licensing policy with respect to exports or re-exports to Iran of commercial passenger aircraft and related parts and services to be used exclusively for commercial passenger aviation; (2) a general license authorizing the importation into the United States of Iranian-origin carpets and foodstuffs, including pistachios and caviar; and (3) a general license authorizing U.S.-owned or -controlled foreign entities to engage in activities involving Iran that are consistent with the JCPOA and applicable U.S.
The reviewed draft Statement of Licensing Policy
2007 is available on www.
'The council started publishing the new Act last year with a consultation period for its Statement of Licensing policy
and an invitation to a free seminar in the Odeon Cinema,' said a council spokesman.
A detailed consultation is now under way on Renfrewshire's draft Statement of Licensing Policy
As part of the Gambling Act 2005, every local authority must publish a Statement of Licensing Policy
and revise it as least every three years.