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Gambling Act 2005

Section 197: Application for review

506.Under this Part, a premises licence may be reviewed:

  • in response to an application to the licensing authority by a responsible authority or interested party (section 197); or

  • on the initiation of the licensing authority (section 200).

507.This section deals with applications by responsible authorities or interested parties. Applications must be in the form and manner prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State and Scottish Ministers. Regulations may also require an applicant to give notice of the application in a prescribed form and manner, to the licensee, and/or the responsible authorities in relation to the premises. In addition, the licensing authority may be required to publish notice of the application in the prescribed form and manner. Such notice must specify a period of time within which the licensee, a responsible authority or an interested party can make representations about the application.

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