Deregulation (Occasional Permissions) Order 1997

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1997/1133

1997 No. 1133

DEREGULATION

The Deregulation (Occasional Permissions) Order 1997

Made 21th March 1997

Coming into force 22th March 1997

Whereas—

(a) the Secretary of State is of opinion that certain provisions of the Licensing (Occasional Permissions) Act 19831impose burdens affecting persons in the carrying on of a trade, business, profession or otherwise and that by amending the provisions concerned it is possible to remove or reduce the burdens without removing any necessary protection;

(b) the Secretary of State has consulted such organisations as appear to him to be representative of interests substantially affected by his proposals and such other persons as he considers appropriate;

(c) it appears to the Secretary of State that it is appropriate, following that consultation, to proceed with the making of this Order;

(d) a document setting out the Secretary of State’s proposals has been laid before Parliament in accordance with section 3 of the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 19942and the period for Parliamentary consideration under section 4 of that Act has expired;

(e) the Secretary of State has had regard to representations made during that period;

(f) a draft of this Order has been laid before Parliament with a Statement giving details of such representations and the changes to the Secretary of State’s proposals in the light of those representations;

(g) a draft of this Order has been approved by resolution of each House of Parliament:

Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 1 of the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994, hereby makes the following Order:

S-1 Citation, commencement and extent

Citation, commencement and extent

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Deregulation (Occasional Permissions) Order 1997.

(2) This Order shall come into force on the day after the day on which it is made.

(3) This Order does not extend to Scotland or Northern Ireland.

S-2 Amendments of the Licensing (Occasional Permissions) Act 1983

Amendments of the Licensing (Occasional Permissions) Act 1983

2.—(1) The Licensing (Occasional Permissions) Act 1983 shall be amended as set out in articles 3 to 6 below.

S-3 Removal of requirements relating to applicant for occasional permission

Removal of requirements relating to applicant for occasional permission

3.—(1) In section 1 (grant of occasional permissions)—

(a)

(a) in subsection (1) (which provides for the grant of a permission to an officer of an organisation), for “an officer”...

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