63Determining whether a club is established and conducted in good faithE+W
(1)In determining for the purposes of condition 3 in subsection (4) of section 62 whether a club is established and conducted in good faith as a club, the matters to be taken into account are those specified in subsection (2).
(2)Those matters are—
(a)any arrangements restricting the club’s freedom of purchase of alcohol;
(b)any provision in the rules, or arrangements, under which—
(i)money or property of the club, or
(ii)any gain arising from the carrying on of the club,
is or may be applied otherwise than for the benefit of the club as a whole or for charitable, benevolent or political purposes;
(c)the arrangements for giving members information about the finances of the club;
(d)the books of account and other records kept to ensure the accuracy of that information;
(e)the nature of the premises occupied by the club.
(3)If a licensing authority decides for any purpose of this Act that a club does not satisfy condition 3 in subsection (4) of section 62, the authority must give the club notice of the decision and of the reasons for it.