Part 3 - Responsibility for functions

Below are the responsibility for functions.

The duties of the Safety and Licensing Committee are set out in Table 3.06.

Table 3.06:  The duties of the Safety and Licensing Committee

1.

Functions in relation to sports grounds, including the power to issue, amend or replace safety certificates (whether general or special) for sports grounds.

The Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 (c.52) (as amended by the Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sport Act 1987.

2.

All functions for regulated stands at sports grounds, including power to issue cancel amend or replace safety certificates for regulated stands at sports grounds.

Part III of the Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sport Act 1987.

3.

Power to license the employment of children.

Part II of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933, byelaws made under that Part, and Part II of the Children and Young Persons Act 1963 (c.37).

4.

Power to approve premises for the solemnisation of marriages.

Section 46A of the Marriage Act 1949 and the Marriages (Approved Premises) Regulations 1995 (S.I.1995/510).

5.

Power to grant a street works licence.

Section 50 of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (c.22).

6.

Power to license agencies for the supply of nurses.

Section 2 of the Nurses Agencies Act 1957 (c.16).

7.

Functions under any of the “relevant statutory provisions” within the meaning of Part I (health, safety and welfare in connection with work and control of dangerous substances) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, to the extent that those functions are discharged otherwise than in the Authority’s capacity as an employer.

Part I of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (c.37).

Safety and Licensing Committee Membership

9 County Councillors.

County Councillors shall have completed training approved by the Monitoring Officer before taking part in decisions by this Committee.

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