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Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015

Section 79 – Procedure for hearings

250.Section 79 amends the 1982 Act by inserting paragraph 18A, in Schedule 1 and inserting paragraph 24A in Schedule 2. The new paragraphs create a regulation-making power to allow the Scottish Ministers to make provision about hearings in relation to activities licensed under Parts 1 to 3 of the 1982 Act. The regulations may cover notice of hearings, rules of evidence, representation, timescales for steps in the procedure, and liability for expenses. The regulations may make different provision for different purposes, for example, customising the provisions for the particular needs of different types of licence.

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