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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 78 – Renewal of personal licence

162.This section sets out the steps an individual must take to apply for the renewal of a personal licence.  Applications for renewal are to be made to the Licensing Board which originally granted the licence. Subsection (2) provides that applications for renewal can only be lodged within a two-month period beginning three months before the licence’s expiry. Subsection (5) provides that the procedure outlined under sections 73 and 74 applies to renewals as it does to the grant of the personal licences.

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