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(1)A Licensing Standards Officer for a council area has the following general functions—
(a)providing to interested persons information and guidance concerning the operation of this Act in the area,
(b)supervising the compliance by the holders of—
(i)premises licences, or
in respect of premises in the area with the conditions of their licences and other requirements of this Act,
(c)providing mediation services for the purpose of avoiding or resolving disputes or disagreements between—
(i)the holders of the licences referred to in paragraph (b), and
(ii)any other persons,
concerning any matter relating to compliance as referred to in that paragraph.
(2)The function under subsection (1)(b) includes, in particular, power—
(a)where a Licensing Standards Officer believes that any condition to which a premises licence or occasional licence is subject has been or is being breached—
(i)to issue a notice to the holder of the licence requiring such action to be taken to remedy the breach as may be specified in the notice, and
(ii)if, in the case of a premises licence, such a notice is not complied with to the satisfaction of the Officer, to make a premises licence review application in respect of the licence,
(b)in relation to a premises licence, to make an application under that section for review of the licence on any other competent ground for review.
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