Explanatory Notes

Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

2005 asp 16

21 December 2005

Commentary on Parts

Part 3 – Premises Licences

Section 52 – Duty to keep, display and produce premises licence

111.This section provides that a premises licence holder is under a duty to ensure that the premises licence or a certified copy is held on the premises to which it relates either by the licence holder or by the premises manager. A summary of the licence must be displayed prominently on the premises. It is an offence to fail to comply with these requirements or to fail to produce the licence or a certified copy to a constable or a Licensing Standards Officer on request.