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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 25 – Further application after refusal of premises licence application

52.This section provides that, where a Licensing Board has refused an application for a premises licence, a subsequent application in respect of the same premises cannot be made within one year of that refusal.

53.This section permits Licensing Boards, at the time of the initial refusal, to dispense with the one year limit, or where the limit has not been dispensed with, nonetheless to consider granting a re-application within the one year period where there has been a material change of circumstances.

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