Scotland

21 May 2019

Scotland – Licensing (Personal Licences: Supplemental and Transitional Provision) (Scotland) Order 2019

The snappily titled Licensing (Personal Licences: Supplemental and Transitional Provision) (Scotland) Order 2019 was laid before the Scottish Parliament yesterday with a view to it coming into force on 30 June 2019.As many Scottish personal lice...

16 May 2019

Scotland - Deposit Return Scheme (DRS)

Scotland was the first part of the UK to announce that is was planning to bring forward a deposit return scheme. Following the closure of their public consultation on a Deposit Return Scheme the Scottish government have published their anal...

14 May 2019

Scotland - Last chance for licence renewals

We cannot promise this will be the last reminder from us on the requirement to renew Scottish personal licences which are due to expire on 31st August 2019 (if in doubt check your personal licence document for the expiry date) but the deadline to ...

24 Apr 2019

Scotland - Consultation on Occasional Licences

Yesterday, the Scottish Government launched a consultation on occasional licences in order to seek views on the two following potential changes to the system:to raise the application fee from £10 to £50, £75 or £100, al...

29 Mar 2019

Scotland – Guidance issued on new licensing regime for SEVs and theatres

On 26 April 2019 further provisions of the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015 come into force, which relate to the licensing of Sexual Entertainment Venues (SEV) and theatres.The principal changes relate to SEVs in that a new discreti...

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...