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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 68 – Extended hours applications

143.This section provides a power for Licensing Boards, on the application of a premises licence holder, to grant extensions (known under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 1976 as “occasional extensions”) to licensed hours for the premises to cater for special events or occasions.

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