Explanatory Notes

Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

2005 asp 16

21 December 2005

Commentary on Parts

Part 6 – Personal Licences

Section 80 – Duty to notify court of personal licence

164.Where someone who holds a personal licence is charged with a relevant offence the person must, under this section, notify the court of the existence of the licence and produce the licence to the court. Anyone who fails to comply with these requirements will be guilty of an offence. This notification will help the courts identify those cases to which section 81 applies.