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Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015

Section 57 – Licensing Standards Officers: general function in relation to personal licences

192.Section 57 amends section 14(1) of the 2005 Act which deals with general functions of Licensing Standards Officers. This provision makes it clear that Licensing Standards Officers have a new general function of being able to provide information to Licensing Boards about the conduct of personal licence holders or applicants for a personal licence which is inconsistent with the licensing objectives.

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