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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 53 – Theft, loss etc. of premises licence or summary

112.Subsection (1) provides that a premises licence holder may apply to the Licensing Board for a copy of a premises licence or a summary if the licence or summary has been lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed. If lost or stolen, the theft or loss must have been reported to the police. The Licensing Board must then issue a replacement licence or summary. The Act applies in relation to a replacement and summary in the same way as it applies to the originals

113.Subsection (3) establishes that a replacement licence or summary is to be certified as a true copy by the Licensing Board.

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