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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 87 – Licence holder’s duty to undertake training

183.This section makes it mandatory for all personal licence holders to undertake prescribed training every 5 years and to provide the relevant Licensing Board with evidence that they have undertaken this training.  Should a personal licence holder fail to undertake the necessary training they will have their personal licence revoked.

184.Subsection (2) places a duty on Licensing Boards to inform personal licence holders of this requirement within the time period specified in this subsection.

185.Subsections (1) and (4) provide a power for the Scottish Ministers to set out the details of the required training in regulations.

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