Agenda and minutes

Licensing Committee
Tuesday, 8th January, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Chamber, County Hall, Carmarthen, SA31 1JP. View directions

Contact: Martin S. Davies  01267 224059

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors F. Akhtar, R.E. Evans, and C.A. Davies.

 

2.

DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL INTERESTS

Minutes:

There were no declarations of personal interests.

 

3.

APPLICATION FOR THE GRANT OF A HACKNEY CARRIAGE/PRIVATE HIRE DUAL DRIVERS LICENCE - MISS JADE MARIE JONES pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Minutes:

The Senior Licensing Officer advised the Committee that Miss Jones had notified officers that she was unable to attend the meeting.

 

RESOLVED that consideration of the application submitted by Miss Jade Marie Jones for the grant of a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Dual Driver’s Licence be deferred to the next meeting.

 

4.

APPLICATION FOR THE GRANT OF A HACKNEY CARRIAGE/PRIVATE HIRE DUAL DRIVERS LICENCE - MR NIGEL ANDREW NOBES pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered an application from Mr Nigel Andrew Nobes of 7 Bridge Street, Newcastle Emlynfor the grant of a hackney carriage/private hire dual driver’s licence.

 

 

 

 

The Committee interviewed Mr Nobes with regard to his application.

 

The Senior Licensing Officer recommended that Mr Nobes’ application be refused.

 

The Committee thereupon:

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED to retire into private session in order to receive legal advice pursuant to Paragraph 16 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Following the adjournment the Committee reconvened to advise of its decision.

 

RESOLVED that, in line with the Council’s guidelines, the application submitted by Mr Nigel Andrew Nobesfor the grant of a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Dual Driver’s Licence be granted with a warning as to his future conduct.

 

5.

LICENSING ACT 2003 FILM CLASSIFICATION REQUEST pdf icon PDF 104 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered a request received from Mrs Mair Craig, on behalf of Llansadwrn Reading Rooms, seeking a recommendation regarding the admission of children to view three previously unclassified short films.

 

The applicant intended to screen the three films, Arctig - Môr o Blastig”, “Le Kov - Gwenno” and “The Last Little Show at the End of the Earth” prior to the screening of a certificated feature film at the community cinema. Furthermore, the premises intended operating the community cinema under the community premises exemptions set out in paragraph 6A of Schedule 1 of the Licensing Act 2003.

 

The Committee noted that in order to satisfy the requirements of the Licensing Act 2003, the films shown must have a recommendation concerning the admission of children issued by either the British Board of Film Classification Body (BBFC) or relevant Licensing Authority. 

 

To enable the Committee to make the required recommendations regarding the admission of children to view the films, it was afforded the opportunity of viewing the three short films and took into consideration the guidelines in relation to age ratings produced by the BBFC.

 

Having considered all the evidence before it, the Committee

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that

 

5.1   the film entitled “Arctig - Môr o Blastig” be classified with a PG  rating;

5.2   the film entitled “Le Kov - Gwenno” be classified with a U rating;

5.3   the film entitled “The Last Little Show at the End of the Earth” be classified with a U rating.

 

6.

MEETING - 6TH DECEMBER, 2018 pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Minutes:

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Licensing Committee held on the 6th December 2018 be signed as a correct record.