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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 86 – Suspension of licence after multiple endorsements

181.This section provides that when a personal licence holder receives 3 endorsements to their licence under sections 83 or 84 of the Act the Licensing Board which issued the licence must hold a hearing to consider what action should be taken against the licence holder.

182.The Board can suspend the licence for up to 6 months or revoke the licence.

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