Meaning of licensing authority in English:

licensing authority

nounplural noun licensing authorities

  • An offical body that grants licences.

    ‘the bar had its late-night licence reviewed at a Licensing Authority hearing’
    • ‘He had his gangmaster's licence revoked by the licensing authority.’
    • ‘Approval from the licensing authority for the license modification is positively ongoing.’
    • ‘The licensing authorities also do not require tests on how the pesticides may be affecting bee larvae.’
    • ‘The Council, as the Licensing Authority, is drawing up new rules to enable the company to operate.’
    • ‘The plans will require final approval from the licensing authorities but have received the backing of council leaders.’