PART 3Action Plan
Payments under an action plan and purposes for which they may be used
7. (1) Subject to paragraph (3), an action plan published by a local authority and chief officer of police in accordance with section 16(4) of the 2006 Act with a view to making the designation of an alcohol disorder zone unnecessary may include provision for a scheme of payments to be made to the local authority by persons who at the time the action plan is published are, whether for all or part of the duration of the action plan, licence holders in the locality it is proposed will be so designated.
(2) Any such payments shall be used for the provision by the local authority, the chief officer of police or the British Transport Police of non-baseline services in respect of the locality to which the action plan relates for the purpose of reducing nuisance or annoyance to members of the public or disorder in or near that locality which is associated with the consumption of alcohol in that locality or the consumption of alcohol that is supplied at premises in that locality.
8. (1) An action plan published by a local authority and chief officer of police in accordance with section 16(4) of the 2006 Act shall set out—
(a)any specific steps that are to be taken by licence holders in the locality to which the action plan relates;
(b)any payments that are to be made to the local authority by those persons;
(c)any non-baseline services to be provided by the local authority, the chief officer of police and the British Transport Police in return for those payments;
(d)any steps to be taken by the local authority and the chief officer of police otherwise than in return for those payments; and
(e)the means by which the action plan will be reviewed.
(2) Where a local authority decides, following publication of an action plan, that it is unnecessary to designate a locality as an alcohol disorder zone it shall—
(a)give notice to each licence holder in the locality it was proposed would be designated—
(i)of its decision;
(ii)of any remaining steps to be taken by those persons under the action plan;
(iii)of the outcome where those steps are not taken or are not taken by a particular date; and
(b)give notice of that decision (setting out its reasons) to the Secretary of State.