Explanatory Notes

Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

2005 asp 16

21 December 2005

Commentary on Parts

Part 3 – Premises Licences

Section 42 – Court’s duty to notify Licensing Board of convictions

90.Where a premises licence holder is convicted of a relevant offence by a court in Scotland, the clerk of court will, under this section, be required to give notice of the conviction to the Licensing Board. The duty only applies if the clerk is aware that the person convicted holds a premises licence. In most cases, they will be made aware of that fact under section 41.