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The right to demand a hearing...

Date posted: May 2, 10:53 AM : Permanent Link

Residents now have the right to demand a hearing if a licensed premises is causing problems in the community

The new licensing system is now underway and that means that new powers are available to ordinary members of the public who live near a licensed premises.

Residents can call for a “review” of a licence. A hearing is held and if the problem is bad enough, the licence could be revoked. This would effectively close a premises down.

Less drastic measures that could be imposed include:

If you are having problems with a premises near you, please contact us and we will be able to help you decide whether a review would be appropriate. There are a number of other options which could be tried first. We can also advise and assist you with calling for a review.

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