Hackney Carriage Vehicles

Hackney Carriages are subject to strict licensing rules and regulations to ensure they remain fit for the purpose.  Regular mechanical safety checks are carried out and they are also subject to tests on appearance and cleanliness.  Public safety...

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Private Hire Vehicles

  Private Hire Vehicles cannot ply for hire in the street or at taxi ranks. Journeys must be pre-booked, normally by phone or in person at an operator’s office (cab office). Failure to do so is an offence and invalidates the...

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Second Hand Goods

All persons dealing in second hand goods must register with the Borough Council in accordance with Section 26 of the County of Lancashire Act 1984, unless they come within one of the following categories: any person engaged in a business carried...

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Sex Establishments

Sex Establishments are required to be licensed under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982. A sex establishment can either be Sex Shop or a Cinema. A sex shop is a premises used for business which consists to a significant...

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Premises Under Review

NAGS HEAD REVIEW APPLICATION LICENSING ACT 2003 APPLICATION FOR THE REVIEW OF A PREMISES LICENCE   Hyndburn Borough Council as the relevant licensing authority, pursuant to sections 3 and 12 of the Licensing Act 2003, hereby GIVE NOTICE that it...

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Street Collection Permits

To collect money or sell articles for the benefit of charitable or other purposes in Hyndburn, you require a street collection permit from the council. A street collection is regulated under the Police, Factories etc (Misc. Provisions) Act, 1916...

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Gambling Act 2005

The Gambling Act 2005 came in to effect on 1 September 2007 and changed the way in which gambling is licensed in this country. Hyndburn Borough Council is the Licensing Authority for the Hyndburn area and works with the national gambling...

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Liquor Licensing – Licensing Act 2003

Under the Licensing Act 2003 (the Act), as the Licensing Authority, we are required to produce a Statement of Licensing Policy, which sets out how we have interpreted the Act and the basis on which decisions are to be made. To download Licensing...

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