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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

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62Licensed hours

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(1)In this Act, “licensed hours” means, in relation to licensed premises—

(a)in the case of licensed premises in respect of which a premises licence has effect, the period or periods of time specified for the time being in the operating plan contained in the premises licence as those during which alcohol is to be sold on the premises, and

(b)in the case of licensed premises in respect of which an occasional licence has effect, the period or periods of time specified in the licence as those during which alcohol may be sold on the premises,

and a reference to a period of licensed hours is a reference to any of those periods of time.

(2)In this Act—

(a)in relation to any premises—

(i)“on-sales hours” means licensed hours applying to the sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises,

(ii)“off-sales hours” means licensed hours applying to the sale of alcohol for consumption off the premises, and

(b)in relation to any licensed premises on which alcohol is sold both for consumption on the premises and for consumption off the premises, references to licensed hours are—

(i)in relation to alcohol sold for consumption on the premises, to be read as references to on-sales hours,

(ii)in relation to alcohol sold for consumption off the premises, to be read as references to off-sales hours.

(3)Subsection (1) is subject to sections 67(6) and 68(5).

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