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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 36 – Application for review of premises licence

82.This section provides for Licensing Boards to review a premises licence on the application of any person. The grounds for such a review are set out in subsection (3). These are: breach of the licence conditions or any other ground relevant to one of the licensing objectives.

83.A Licensing Standards Officer can only apply for a review on the ground that there has been a breach of licence conditions if the Officer has issued a written warning about the breach.

84.Subsection (5) places a duty on persons applying for a review of a premises licence to set out the grounds that they feel merit the review.

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