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Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 186 – Premises licence applications: food hygiene certificates

765.Section 186 amends section 50 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 to amend the requirements of a food hygiene certificate. The effect is to provide that a food hygiene certificate must state that premises comply with any requirements set out in an order made by the Scottish Ministers. This will enable the requirements specified in the certificate to be amended following any changes in food safety legislation.

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