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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

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73Notification of application to chief constable

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(1)Where a Licensing Board receives a personal licence application, the Board must give notice of it, together with a copy of the application, to the appropriate chief constable.

(2)The appropriate chief constable must, within 21 days of the date of receipt of a notice under subsection (1), respond to the notice by giving the Licensing Board one or other of the notices mentioned in subsection (3).

(3)Those notices are—

(a)a notice stating that, as far as the chief constable is aware, the applicant has not been convicted of any relevant offence or foreign offence, or

(b)a notice specifying any convictions of the applicant for any such offence.

(4)Where the chief constable—

(a)proposes to give a notice under subsection (3)(b), and

(b)considers that, having regard to any conviction to be specified in the notice, it is necessary for the purposes of the crime prevention objective that the personal licence application be refused,

the chief constable may include in the notice a recommendation to that effect.

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