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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 12 – Licensing Boards’ duties in relation to Local Licensing Forums

30.This section establishes duties on Boards to have regard to the Forums’ advice, to provide any statistical information that the Forums may request from them and to present reasons why they have followed a different route from that recommended by the Forum.

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