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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 37 – Review of premises licence on Licensing Board’s initiative

85.This section allows for Licensing Boards to initiate reviews of premises licences themselves. The grounds for review are the same as those for applications under section 36. Where a Licensing Board proposes to initiate a review of a premises licence, the Board must provide a written report (to be known as a review proposal) setting out the grounds that it considers merit such a review of the premises licence.

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