Legal | Scottish Licensed Trade News - Part 4

Scottish Licensed Trade News

Responsibility levy is a ‘nonsense’ tax

Long-mooted power could be the last straw for some operators The word “alcohol” appeared only once in the SNP’s pre-election manifesto (in the context of …

Is there even more legislation ahead?

The Scottish Government’s alcohol strategy is due to be refreshed later this year and, with a new legislative programme due to be set out by the winners of …

An eye for detail aids compliance

Regular checks offer pitfall protection, lawyers say No publican wants to get on the wrong side of their local licensing board, but the sheer volume of …

Provisions are a blast from the past

Legal changes are a throwback to the approach of yesteryear The Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill received Royal Assent on August 4, 2015 and became an …

Tempestuous times ahead for boards

Aberdeen licensing board’s bold policy on overprovision ended up in a ditch a few months ago – and now it seems odds on that Dundee will face a similar …

Alcohol guidelines condemn industry

It’s clear the health lobby doesn’t want people drinking at all There was a time when those who employed the expression ‘anti-alcohol campaigners’ were …

For clubs the devil is in the detail

The rules governing a members’ club are all in its premises licence For over a hundred years, until the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 came into force, …

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