Explanatory Notes

Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

2005 asp 16

21 December 2005

Commentary on Parts

Part 6 – Personal Licences

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.