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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Schedule 2

309.This schedule sets out the membership, administration and other procedural matters relating to Local Licensing Forums established under section 10 of this Act.

310.Paragraph 2 makes provision as to the membership of the Forums and seeks to ensure that the membership is as representative as possible of the interests of those persons listed in paragraph 2(5)(a) to (e). It also provides that the relevant local authority may determine the terms and conditions for membership of Local Licensing Forums.

311.Paragraph 3 establishes the procedure for the election of conveners for Local Licensing Forums.

312.Paragraph 4 places a duty on local authorities to provide the Local Licensing Forums with administrative support.

313.Paragraph 5 sets out the legal requirement for a quorum for meetings of a Forum, that the Forums must hold at least 4 meetings per year and that they must be held in public.

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