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, although views on alternative fee levels are also welcomed; and
- to prescribe a limit on the number and duration of occasional licences for premises licence holders and personal licence holders.
The consultation itself can be found by following this link: https://consult.gov.scot/criminal-law/occasional-licences/
Responses must be made by Tuesday 16 July 2019 and can be submitted as follows:
- online at https://consult.gov.scot/criminal-law/occasional-licences; or
- by completing the Respondent Information Form and returning it to either firstname.lastname@example.org or Adam Sinclair, Licensing Team, Area GW14, St Andrew’s House, Regent Road, Edinburgh, EH1 3DG.
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