Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011

129Payment and administration of the levyE+W
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(1)Regulations—

(a)must make provision as to collection and administration, and

(b)may make provision as to enforcement,

of the late night levy.

(2)Regulations under subsection (1) must make provision as to the time or times for payment of the levy to a licensing authority by holders of relevant late night authorisations.

(3)Provision made by virtue of subsection (2) may in particular provide for any such time or times to be determined by reference to the holders' payment years.

(4)Regulations under subsection (1) may make provision for adjustments to be made in cases where—

(a)a relevant late night authorisation ceases to be such an authorisation during the holder's payment year;

(b)a premises licence or club premises certificate becomes a relevant late night authorisation during the holder's payment year;

(c)an order under section 172A of that Act (early morning restriction orders) precludes the supply of alcohol by virtue of the relevant late night authorisation at all the times during the applicable late night supply period when it would otherwise have been permitted by virtue of the authorisation;

including in cases where the change occurs after the end of the levy year.

(5)Any payment of the late night levy which is owed to a licensing authority under this Chapter may be recovered as a debt due to the authority.

(6)The following provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 apply for the purposes of this Chapter—

(a)section 55A (suspension of premises licence for failure to pay annual fee);

(b)section 92A (suspension of club premises certificate for failure to pay annual fee),

but as if a reference to an annual fee, or to the annual fee owed under section 55(2) or 92(2), were a reference to the late night levy, or to the amount of the late night levy owed under this Chapter.

(7)Provision that may be made by regulations under this section includes provision conferring functions or a discretion on licensing authorities.