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Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 173 - Licensing: powers of entry and inspection for civilian employees

736.Section 5 of the 1982 Act empowers a constable or authorised officer to enter and inspect premises to ensure compliance with licence conditions. This section extends these powers to civilian staff employed by the police (under the provisions of section 9 of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967) and makes consequential amendments to other parts of the 1982 Act.

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