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Determination of Urgent Business


In terms of Standing Order 33.1, and in accordance with Section 50(B)(4)(b) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, the Sub Committee was informed that the Convener had determined: (1) that the items on the agenda were of an urgent nature to enable the applications to be determined in a timely manner; and (2) that the Sub Committee required to consider the items and take a decision thereon.


The Sub Committee resolved:-

to agree with the Convener that the items on today’s agenda were of an urgent nature and required to be considered this day.


Application for the Renewal of a Private Hire Driver's Licence - Ala Eddin Al Sahar pdf icon PDF 60 KB


The Sub Committee was advised that the application had been granted under delegated powers.



The press and public were excluded from the meeting for consideration of the following items which contained confidential information in terms of Section 50A 3(b) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.


Application for the Renewal of a Taxi Driver's Licence


With reference to article 9 of appendix A of the minute of the meeting of the Licensing Committee of 19 December 2017, the Sub Committee had before it an information note prepared by the Head of Legal and Democratic Services in respect of the application which advised that the application had been placed on the agenda as it required to be determined by 10 January 2018.


Mr Munro, Legal Advisor, provided the Sub Committee with a verbal update on the application.


The applicant was not in attendance.


The Sub Committee resolved:-

(i)         to refuse the application;

(ii)        to agree that should the applicant meet the Group 2 DVLA medical criteria following receipt of a further medical report this would result in a material change of circumstance and therefore a new application could be processed for the applicant; and

(iii)       should the applicant submit a new application, to agree to waive the fee for that single application and the requirement for the applicant to undertake a street knowledge test.