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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2007 No. 98

LICENSING (LIQUOR)

The Licensing Qualification (Scotland) Regulations 2007

Made

20th February 2007

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

21st February 2007

Coming into force

1st September 2007

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 91 and 147(1) of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Licensing Qualification (Scotland) Regulations 2007 and shall come into force on 1st September 2007.

Licensing qualification

2.  In terms of section 91 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005, a “licensing qualification” means a qualification (whether awarded within or outwith Scotland) which has been accredited for the purposes of that section by the Scottish Ministers.

GEORGE LYON

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

20th February 2007

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

Section 91 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 provides that the phrase “licensing qualification” as used in that Act is to have the meaning prescribed by regulations. Regulation 2 of these Regulations prescribes the relevant meaning.

(1)

2005 asp 16; see the definition of “prescribed” in section 147(1).