Committee details

Alcohol & Gambling Licensing Committee

Purpose of committee

The Alcohol and Gambling Licensing Committee is responsible for determining licensing policy and applications in accordance with its role and functions set out below.

Role and Functions

To deal with all the licensing functions of the Council under the Licensing Act 2003 (“the 2003 Act”) and the Gambling Act 2005 (“the 2005 Act”) (except such functions as cannot be delegated).

To approve licensing policy in compliance with the provisions of the 2003 Act, the 2005 Act and any regulations made thereunder (except matters specifically reserved by statute to Council or the Cabinet).

The Alcohol and Gambling Licensing Committee has the power to appoint such sub-committees as may from time to time be necessary to discharge its duties under the 2003 and 2005 Acts.

Sub-committees will have full delegated powers to determine all applications made under the 2003 and 2005 Acts.

Each Sub-Committee will comprise of three members drawn from the Alcohol and Gambling Licensing Committee.


Contact information

Support officer: Richard Woods / Maisie McInnes, Democratic Services.

Postal address:
The Guildhall
St Giles Street

Phone: 01327 322043