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The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1985

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3.—(1) The council may grant to any applicant, and from time to time renew, a licence for the use of any place specified in it for all or any of the entertainments to which paragraphs 1 and 2 apply.N.I.

(2) Subject to sub-paragraphs (3) to (5), a licence under this paragraph may be granted—

(a)on such terms and conditions; and

(b)subject to such restrictions,

as may be specified in it.

(3) In specifying any terms, conditions or restrictions in a licence under this paragraph the council shall have regard to any model terms, conditions and restrictions published for the purposes of this paragraph by the Department.

(4) Without prejudice to the generality of sub-paragraph (2), terms, conditions and restrictions may be specified in a licence for the use of any place for an entertainment to which paragraph 1 applies for all or any of the following purposes, namely—

(a)regulating the conduct, days and hours of use and general arrangement of the place;

(b)securing adequate fire precautions;

(c)securing the provision of facilities for the disabled;

(d)securing the provision of adequate sanitary appliances and things used in connection with such appliances;

(e)preventing persons in the neighbourhood being unreasonably disturbed by noise;

(f)securing that there is in force a policy of insurance insuring the holder of the licence in respect of any liability which may be incurred by him in respect of the death of, or bodily injury to, any person while on or about the premises.

(5) No terms, conditions or restrictions shall be specified in a licence for the use of any place for an entertainment to which paragraph 2 applies unless they are so specified for all or any of the following purposes, namely—

(a)for securing general safety at the entertainment for which the licence is granted;

(b)without prejudice to the generality of head (a), for securing adequate access for fire engines, ambulances, police cars or other vehicles that may be required in an emergency;

(c)for securing the provision and maintenance of adequate sanitary appliances and things used in connection with such appliances;

(d)for preventing persons in the neighbourhood being unreasonably disturbed by noise;

(e)for securing the provision and maintenance of receptacles for litter.

(6) Where a licence under this paragraph has been granted to any person, the council may, if it thinks fit, transfer that licence to any other person on the application of that other person or the holder of the licence.

(7) A licence under this paragraph is referred to in the following provisions of this Schedule as “an entertainments licence”.

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