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Licensing (General) Committee

Purpose of committee

The full terms of reference for the Licensing (General) Committee are set out in Part 7 of the Council’s Constitution, located in the Library section of this website.


Purpose of the Licensing (General) Committee

The Licensing (General) Committee exercises all of the Council’s functions under Part V of the London Local Authorities Act 1995 (the “1995 Act”) and Part III of the London Local Authorities Act 1990 (the “1990 Act”), together with the functions relating to licensing and registration as listed in section B of schedule 1 to the Local Authorities (Functions and Responsibilities) (England) Regulations 2000 (the “2000” Regulations) and as may be amended by law from time to time.


The Licensing (General) Committee may delegate any of its functions to one or more Licensing (General) Sub-Committees.


In undertaking its responsibilities the Committee is precluded from policy formulation which is in the domain of the Council or the relevant portfolio holder.


Contact information

Support officer: Chris AC Baker, Democratic Services Officer. 020 8496 4204 Email:

Postal address:
Waltham Forest Town Hall
Forest Road
E17 4JF

Phone: 020 8496 4204