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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 24 – Applicant’s duty to notify Licensing Board of convictions

51.This section places a duty on anyone applying for a premises licences to notify the Licensing Board of any convictions obtained whilst the application is pending. Any convictions obtained before the application is made will be brought to the attention of the Licensing Board by the Chief constable under section 21(4)(b)(i). Once an application has been granted, the Licensing Board will be made aware of any relevant convictions of a personal licence holder by the court making the conviction (see section 42).

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