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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 99 – Extension of emergency closure order

207.This section provides a power for a senior police officer to extend the duration of an emergency exclusion order if the conditions set out in subsection (2) are met.

208.Subsection (3) provides that extensions to closure orders made under this section cannot come into force unless the appropriate constable has notified a responsible person in relation to the premises.

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