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The committee has responsibility for taxis, gaming, entertainment, food and alcohol sales, market and street trading and miscellaneous licensing. During 2005, the committee took over responsibility for liquor licensing when the responsibility transferred from the Licensing Justices to District Councils under the Licensing Act 2003. This Act reformed the existing licensing arrangements for alcohol, public entertainment, cinemas, theatres and the provision of late night refreshments. Licensing activities are now based upon the following four licensing objectives: * the prevention of crime and disorder * public safety * the prevention of public nuisance * the protection of children from harm.