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Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015

Section 59 – Interested parties

195.This provision amends section 40A of the 2005 Act (connected persons and interested parties: licence holder’s duty to notify changes,) to remove the references to interested parties, including within the section title. It also removes a requirement to notify changes of interested parties. The licence holder now only requires to provide notification in respect of connected persons.

196.It also amends the definition of an interested party at section 147(5) of the 2005 Act by permitting that a premises manager can be an interested party. This has the effect of allowing the premises manager to be subject to vicarious liability for offences under s141B.

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