Explanatory Notes

Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

2005 asp 16

21 December 2005

Commentary on Parts

Part 9 – Miscellaneous and General

Section 130 – Effect of appeal against conviction for relevant or foreign offence

266.This section provides that the duties placed on Licensing Boards under this Act relating to relevant and foreign offences may still be carried out if the conviction is subject to appeal but the Board has discretion to postpone any action it has decided to take.

267.Subsection (3) provides that the Board’s actions will have no effect if the conviction is overturned on appeal.