Legal | Scottish Licensed Trade News - Part 9

Scottish Licensed Trade News

Don’t hesitate to tackle trouble

Recent case is a warning against ‘tardy’ action on legal problems By Jack Cummins From Glasgow Sheriff Court a salutary warning as to the dire consequences …

Overprovision back in spotlight

Boards look set to retain powers to handle issue at local level HOW do you solve a problem like overprovision? At last September’s national conference for …

Trade braced for further reform

Increased regulation and bureaucracy putting pressure on operators, lawyers say SCOTLAND’S licensed trade is facing its third piece of legislation since the …

Yet more change is on the horizon

Forthcoming Licensing Bill set to bring raft of amendments THE Licensing (Scotland) Act 1976 was long past its sell-by date. It had failed to keep pace with …

Legal Q&A

Jack Cummins is one of Scotland’s leading licensing lawyers. Every month he writes on licensing law and answers readers’ questions in SLTN. Click on …

Further controls could hamper trade

Health influence on policies not always best medicine By Jack Cummins AS licensing boards move towards the completion of their new policy statements, which …

Conditions can be a criminal affair

Legislation leaves operators at greater risk of prosecution By Jack Cummins ACCORDING to a report in a daily newspaper, a Glasgow barman will stand trial in …

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