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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 89 – Licensing Board’s duty to update licence

187.Where certain changes have been made to the terms or effect of a personal licence, (for example, where it has been renewed, suspended or a change of details has been notified), the Licensing Board must make the necessary amendments to the licence.

188.The Licensing Board may require the personal licence holder to present the licence for amendment within 14 days.  Failure by the licence holder to comply with this obligation, without reasonable excuse, is an offence.

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