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Cinemas Act 1985

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17Provisional grant of licences in Greater London

(1)Where—

(a)application is made to the Greater London Council for the grant of a licence under section 1 above in respect of premises which are to be, or are in the course of being, constructed, extended or altered, and

(b)the Council are satisfied that the premises would, if completed in accordance with plans deposited in accordance with the requirements of the Council, be such that the Council would grant the licence,

the Council may grant the licence subject to a condition that it shall be of no effect until confirmed by the Council.

(2)The Greater London Council shall confirm any licence granted by virtue of subsection (1) above if and when they are satisfied—

(a)that the premises have been completed in accordance with the plans mentioned in that subsection, or in accordance with those plans as modified with the approval of the Council, and

(b)that the licence is held by a fit and proper person.

18Variation of licences in Greater London

(1)The holder of a licence under section 1 above granted by the Greater London Council in respect of any premises may at any time apply to the Council for such variation of the terms,

conditions or restrictions on or subject to which the licence is held as may be specified in the application; and, subject to subsection (2) below, on any such application the Council may make such variations in any of those terms, conditions or restrictions, whether or not those specified in the application, as they think appropriate or may refuse the application.

(2)Section 16 above shall apply in relation to any person aggrieved—

(a)by the refusal of an application under subsection (1) above, or

(b)by any term, condition or restriction substituted under that subsection for any term, condition or restriction on or subject to which the licence was previously held,

as it applies in relation to a person aggrieved as mentioned in section 16(1) above.

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