Licensing law is a wide ranging , detailed and complex body of law within the UK. This book comes at a time when local authorities are required to consider and approve, or reject, applications for an increasing number and very wide range of licences. The book provides easy to read, and easy to follow procedures for a wide range of licences which local authorities and other public bodies are required by law to consider and issue.
Each chapter addresses a distinct topic and the book includes guidance on local authority and court procedures. The main legal procedures used in the licensing field are presented as flow charts supported by explanatory text.
Licensing professionals and students will find this essential reading. It will also be a valuable reference for all those whose responsibilities demand they keep abreast of current licensing practices.
Table of Contents
Part 1 - Licensing legal structure and process Part 2 - Public Health 2.1 Animal welfare 2.2 Registration of food premises 2.3 Skin piercing and other special treatments Part 3 - Public Safety 3.1 Alcohol and entertainment licences 3.2 Children's performance licence 3.3 Fireworks and explosives 3.4 Gambling Act 2005 3.5 Highway and Pavement licences 3.6 House to House Collections 3.7 Pleasure boat licensing 3.8 Poisons licence 3.8 Poisons licence 3.10 Sports ground safety certificate 3.11 Street collections 3.12 Street trading 3.13 Taxi licensing Part 4 - Housing licensing 4.1 Selective licensing of residential accommodation 4.2 Licensing of houses in multiple occupation 4.3 Licensing of camping sites 4.4 Licensing of caravan sites Part 5 – Environment 5.1 Environmental permitting 5.2 Scrap Metal Licenses Part 6 – Miscellaneous 6.1 Premises approval for civil marriage or civil partnership 6.2 Weighbridge Operator Registration
Tim Deveaux is an independent environmental health practitioner with 36 years of public sector experience in a wide range of areas in environmental health and sustainability. His experience includes developing and implementing strategies to change behaviour, and protecting the environment and human health, particularly in planning for, and implementing, climate change and sustainability solutions. He has edited the eighth edition of Environmental Health Procedures and written three books to support levels 1 to 4 health and safety courses.