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(1)A senior police officer must terminate a closure order (whether or not an emergency closure order) relating to any licensed premises if the officer is satisfied that it is no longer necessary in the interests of public safety for the premises to be closed.
(2)Where a senior police officer terminates a closure order relating to any licensed premises, the officer must ensure that notice of the termination is given by a constable to—
(a)a responsible person, and
(b)in the case of a closure order made by a Licensing Board, the Board.
(3)A Licensing Board may—
(a)on the application of the holder of the premises licence or, as the case may be, occasional licence in respect of any licensed premises to which a closure order made by the Board relates, and
(b)if satisfied that it is no longer necessary in the interests of public safety for the premises to be closed,
terminate the closure order.
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