Course DesriptionThis is a one day course that will help guide a person through the process of making a representation, seeking a review and presenting their information / evidence at a licensing hearing or an appeal to the Magistrates’ Court.The likely audience will be officers representing Responsible Authorities, (RAs); Police, Trading Standards, Environmental Health Officers and others representing RAs including Licensing Officers. The course would also be beneficial to lawyers who would attend a licensing hearing.This course is a must for those who are responsible for submitting representations under the Licensing Act 2003. It will provide you with the understanding for the process for seeking a review and to deal with what is required to submit an informed representation and also how to successfully use the evidence you have gathered.This Institute of Licensing accredits this course with 4 hours CPD. The trainer will be Jim Hunter. The Non-Member fee includes complimentary membership for 2017/18.
The ProgrammeThe day will cover the following aspects:-
• Licensing Act 2003 overview
• What is a licensing hearing and when is it required
• Roles and responsibilities relating to licensed premises
• Enforcement and punitive measures available to deal with problem licensed premises other than a Review
• Making a representation, written & verbal
• How to seek an outcome that will promote the Licensing Objectives
• Effective conditions
• Delivering your information
• How to respond to Questions
• The Hearing Process
• The Appeal Process
• The Appeal ProcessThe course will follow the timings below:-09:30 Registration10:00 Session 111:15 Refreshment Break11:30 Session 2 13:00 Lunch Break13:45 Session 314:45 Refreshment Break15:00 Session 416:00 Questions & CloseCourse Objectives: The course will provide delegates with all they need to know about the process for seeking a review; how to deal with what is required to submit an informed representation and also how to successfully use the evidence they have gathered. Delegates will also establish the best way to present their information / evidence at a licensing hearing / at an appeal at the Magistrates’ Court.