Government clauses amending the Late night levy and placing cumulative impact policies on a statutory footing have been tabled in Parliament today, for introduction to the Policing and Crime Bill at Lords Committee (for debate in mid October). At the time of writing the clauses have not been uploaded to the Parliament website but the link is:
The amendments are proposed to:
The aim of putting Cumulative Impact Policies on a statutory footing is to add legal certainty and transparency for applicants, licensing authorities and other responsible authorities on how CIPs are developed and operate. The draft legislation does not require all licensing authorities to consider cumulative impact. CIPs will have to be reviewed every 3 years.
We will give you more information once it is to hand.
For more details please contact Andy Grimsey.
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