Fire Services and Licensing Committee

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Fire Services and Licensing Committee

Parallel form(s) of name

    Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

    • Fire Services and Licensing Committee; 1965-1974

    Other form(s) of name

    • Watch Committee (1835-1949), Watch and Fire Services Committee (1949-1965)

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    Description area

    Dates of existence



    Formed from one part of the Watch and Fire Services Committee.
    See also Chief Constable and City Police. Functions transferred in 1965 from the Watch and Fire Service committee. Other functions of that committee transferred to the Watch Committee (1965-1969).


    Legal status

    Functions, occupations and activities

    Responsible for fire safety, fire prevention, inflammable substances and licences such as taxi carriages, theatres and cinemas including local censorship.

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    Internal structures/genealogy

    General context

    Formed from one part of the Watch and Fire Services Committee.

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    Control area

    Authority record identifier


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    Rules and/or conventions used

    International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) - Ottawa


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        JBM How York Governs Itself, BC 8/17, BC 8/22, BC 9a

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