Explanatory Notes

Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

2005 asp 16

21 December 2005

The Act

3.The Act is in 9 Parts.

4.These are:

5.Commentary explaining the changes introduced by each Part is provided below. The main legislation which currently governs licensing in Scotland is the Licensing (Scotland) Act 1976 (c.66) as amended and the Licensed Premises (Exclusion of Certain Persons) Act 1980 (c.32). The Act repeals this legislation.