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Regulatory Functions Board
17 Jul 2015 - 10:00 to 13:00
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Agenda

Agenda
Notification
SPECIAL MEETING
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Present
Councillors B Brown, E Devine, M Devine, Provost Hall and Councillor Hood.
Chair
Councillor Hood, Convener, presided.
In Attendance
D Campbell, Assistant Managing Solicitor (Licensing), E Currie, Senior Committee Services Officer and K Whiteside, Licensing Officer (Paralegal) (all Finance & Resources).
Items Of Business
Apologies
Apologies from members.
Councillors M Brown, McEwan and Mullin.
Declarations of Interest
Members are asked to declare an interest in any item(s) on the agenda and to provide a brief explanation of the nature of the interest.
There were no declarations of interest intimated prior to the commencement of the meeting.
Submit the undernoted application for the grant of Landlord Registration. The applicant has been asked to appear personally for the first time:-

Lynne O’Donnell, 27 Fisher Drive, Paisley
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There was submitted the undernoted application for the grant of Landlord Registration. The applicant had been asked to appear personally for the first time:-

Lynne O’Donnell, 27 Fisher Drive, Paisley

Mrs O’Donnell, the applicant, and her husband, Mr O’Donnell, were invited into the meeting. After consideration of all matters before the Board the Convener proposed that the application be granted for a period of three years. This was agreed unanimously.

DECIDED: That the application be granted for a period of three years.
EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC
The Board may by resolution exclude the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business as it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted, that if members of the press and public are present, there could be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part I of Schedule 7A of the Local Government (Scotland) Act, 1973.
The Board resolved that the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business as it was likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted that if members of the press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of part I of schedule 7A of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.
Under reference to item 2(b) of the Minute of the meeting of this Board held on 23 April, 2015 resume consideration of the undernoted application for the grant of a Private Hire Car Driver’s Licence. The applicant has been asked to appear personally for the second time together with Police Scotland who have submitted a representation and objection to the application:-

Iain McGarrie, 47 Hart Street, Linwood







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Under reference to item 2(b) of the Minute of the meeting of this Board held on 23 April, 2015 consideration was resumed of the undernoted application for the grant of a Private Hire Car Driver’s Licence. The applicant had been asked to appear personally for the second time together with Police Scotland who had submitted a representation and an objection to the application:-

Iain McGarrie, 47 Hart Street, Linwood

Mr McGarrie, the applicant, and his Solicitor, Mr Banks, were invited into the meeting together with Chief Inspector Nelson and Constable White, on behalf of the Chief Constable who had submitted a representation and an objection to the application. After consideration of all matters before the Board, the Board adjourned to allow members to consider this application. The meeting was reconvened and the Convener proposed that the application be granted for a period of one year. This was agreed unanimously.

DECIDED: That the application be granted for a period of one year.
Consider the possible suspension of the undernoted Private Hire Car Driver’s Licence. The licence holder has been asked to appear personally for the first time together with Police Scotland:-

William McIlroy, 52 Bathville Road, Kilbirnie
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The Board considered the possible suspension of the undernoted Private Hire Car Driver’s Licence. The licence holder had been asked to appear personally for the first time together with Police Scotland:-

William McIlroy, 52 Bathville Road, Kilbirnie

There was no appearance by Mr McIlroy. Mr Banks, his Solicitor, was invited into the meeting together with Chief Inspector Nelson and Constable White, on behalf of the Chief Constable. Mr Banks advised that due to the fact that his client had not appeared, he would not be representing him at this meeting. Mr Banks then left the meeting.

The Convener proposed that the matter be considered in Mr McIlroy's absence.  This was agreed unanimously.  After consideration of all matters before the Board, the Convener proposed that Mr McIlroy’s Private Hire Car Driver’s Licence be suspended for the unexpired portion of the duration of the licence with immediate effect. This was agreed unanimously.

DECIDED: That Mr McIlroy’s Private Hire Car Driver’s Licence be suspended for the unexpired portion of the duration of his licence with immediate effect.

Attendance

Name
No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Absence
Councillor James McQuade 
Councillor Will Mylet 

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.

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