Licensing laws in Scotland
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Licensing laws in Scotland by J. C. Cummins

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Published by Butterworths/Law Society of Scotland, Butterworth Legal Publishers in Edinburgh, Carlsbad, Calif., USA .
Written in English



  • Scotland.


  • License system -- Scotland.,
  • Liquor laws -- Scotland.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJ.C. Cummins.
LC ClassificationsKDC704 .C85 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxli, 347 p. ;
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1178917M
ISBN 100406115478
LC Control Number94165484

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  The main piece of legislation that controls the sale of alcohol is the Licensing (Scotland) Act This Act balances the rights of the majority of people who drink responsibly against the need to protect local communities from nuisance and crime associated with misuse of alcohol. The alcohol licensing laws of the United Kingdom regulate the sale and consumption of alcohol, with separate legislation for England, Wales Northern Ireland and Scotland being passed, as necessary, by the UK parliament, the Senedd in Wales, the Northern Ireland Assembly, and the Scottish Parliament respectively. Throughout the United Kingdom, the sale of alcohol is .   A number of licensing boards tried to fill the vacuum by publishing byelaws requiring consent to be given for the provision of entertainment, games facilities, the use of television sets and so on – until that approach was ruled unlawful in an appeal decision. The Licensing (Scotland) Act takes an entirely different approach. Under the Licensing Act , it is an offence to be drunk in charge of a carriage, horse, cow or steam engine, or whilst in possession of a loaded firearm. If found guilty of this offence, perpetrators could find themselves jailed for up to 51 weeks or fined £

All staff working in Scottish licensed premises, whether full-time or part-time, paid or unpaid, must receive at least two hours training under the Licensing (Scotland) Act The Act is very clear on what must be covered a schedule on training lists 16 required s: Reviews of Scottish Civic Government Licensing Law I welcome this book by Mr. Hajducki and Mr. Stuart as the first comprehensive work on this subject. It will be of considerable assistance to practitioners in the public and private sector. It will also be essential reading for students of the law and procedure relative to the issuing of licences. Generally, the Licensing (Scotland) Act requires a vessel to be licensed. However, in certain circumstances, they are treated as “exempt premises”: where the vessel is engaged on (a) an international journey, or (b) another type of journey forming part of a ferry service. Cummins: Licensing Law in Scotland 2nd edition - Butterworths Site Guide to Licensing Law in the UK Specific Areas: Licensing Laws Ripe for Reform - Shepherd and Wedderburn: Guides to the Law: Guide to Licensing Law in the UK Related Areas of Scottish Law Online: Local Government Police Law.