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Part IIIEntertainment

19Amendment of Cinemas Act 1985

(1)This section applies in a borough as from the appointed day.

(2)In section 3 of the [1985 c. 13.] Cinemas Act 1985, which provides for the grant, renewal and transfer of a licence under that Act, after subsection (1) there shall be inserted—

(1A)An applicant for the grant, transfer, renewal or variation of an annual licence shall furnish such particulars and give such other notices as the licensing authority may by regulation prescribe:

Provided that no regulation made under this section shall require the public advertisement of an application for—

(a)renewal or transfer of a licence; or

(b)a variation of a licence where that variation relates to a single period of not more than 24 hours and where that licence has not been previously varied more than 12 times within the 12 months preceding the day on which the application is made..