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New Clause—(Revocation Of Special Hours Certificates)

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 10 May 1949

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(1) At any time, not earlier than the expiration of twelve months from the granting of a special hours certificate, while the certificate is in force the Commissioner of Police for the metropolis may apply to the licensing justices or magistrate by whom the certificate was granted for the revocation of the certificate on the ground that while the certificate has been in force—

  • (a) the premises or part of premises to which the certificate relates have not been used as mentioned in paragraph (c) of subsection (1) of section twenty or paragraph (b) of subsection (1) of section (Special hours certificates for certain clubs) of this Act, as the case may be; or
  • (b) a person has been convicted of having on the said premises or part contravened section four of the Act of 1921 (which prohibits the sale, supply or consumption of intoxicating liquor outside the permitted hours).
  • and if the justices or magistrate are or is satisfied as to the ground of the application they or he may revoke the certificate.

    (2) Without prejudice to the provisions of the last foregoing subsection, if, in the case of a special hours certificate granted under section twenty of this Act—

  • (a) at any time while the certificate is in force no music and dancing licence is in force as respects the premises or part of premises to which the certificate relates; or
  • (b) on an application under section forty-five of the Finance (1909–10) Act, 1910, the applicant fails to satisfy the Commissioners of Customs and Excise of the matters requisite for the reduction of duty under that section; or
  • (c) the Secretary of State gives a notice under subsection (4) of section twenty of this Act,
  • the certificate shall thereby be revoked.

    (3) Without prejudice to the provisions of subsection (1) of this section, if, in the case of a special hours certificate granted under section (Special hours certificates for certain clubs) of this Act at any time while the certificate is in

    force no certificate under the Schedule (Certification of club premises for music and dancing) to this Act is in force, the special hours certificate shall thereby be revoked.—[ Mr. Ede.]

    Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.