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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 8 – Applicants attempting to influence Board members

25.This section makes it an offence for anyone who has submitted an application under the Act to attempt to influence in their favour a member of the Licensing Board at any time. Subsection (2) establishes how the Board should proceed where a prosecution for an offence under this section has been brought against an applicant.

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