Personal Licence

12 Mar 2019

Scottish Personal Licence Renewals - urgent reminder

We have flagged this on more than one occasion but it is sufficiently important to bear reminding.The first Personal Licences that were issued under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 will expire on 31 August 2019.The last date to apply for r...

31 Jan 2019

Supreme Court ruling on Criminal Records Schemes

On Thursday (30th January) the Supreme Court handed down their judgement in the long running litigation concerning the Criminal Record scheme. The case, which was the consolidation of a number of Judicial Reviews by members of the public, w...

30 Jan 2019

Scottish Personal Licences Renewal

The size of the challenge faced by the Licensing Boards in Scotland in relation to the renewal process became clear when at the Edinburgh Board meeting on 28th January, it was confirmed that Edinburgh had in the region of 950 licences requiring re...

19 Dec 2018

New licensing application forms - Licensing Act 2003 (Personal and Premises Licences) (Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

The Licensing Act 2003 (Personal and Premises Licences) (Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 were laid before Parliament yesterday and will come into effect on 28 January 2019.The Regulations update the following application forms:Personal l...

03 Sep 2018

Scotland – Personal Licence Renewals – fees confirmed

Earlier this month, The Scottish Government issued the Personal Licence Holder Communications Document and our article on that can be found here.The main outstanding question was the fee level for the renewal, which has now been confirmed at &po...

07 Aug 2018

Scotland – Personal Licence Renewals update

The Scottish Government has just issued the ‘The Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 – Personal Licence Holder Communications Document’. In brief, this is a communications document relating to personal licence holders and the requireme...