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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 57 – Notification of application to chief constable

123.This section places a duty on Licensing Boards to notify the chief constable and the Licensing Standards Officer of all applications for occasional licences under section 56 and for the Chief Constable, within 21 days, to notify the Board of whether, in the interests of the crime prevention licensing objective, the application should be refused. The LSO may, within the same period, submit comments on the application.

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