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From time to time we will post news articles and announcements relating to the firm and to various legal issues that may be of interest to you.

Legal Responsibilities for Personal Licensing

A restaurant owner caught hosting a lock-in for an Old Firm match has recently had his alcohol license revoked, sparking a conversation about legal responsibilities for personal licensing. The following scenarios have been posed to us on previous occasions where there is uncertainty on what is within the law so we thought that we would share this with you.

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Work is Good for us: A New Twist on Public Health

West Dunbartonshire Licensing Board’s overprovision policy for the period from 2013 -2016 - essentially a development of their policy for the preceding three-year period - identified a locality, comprising 17 sub-localities, considered to be “overprovided” with:

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The Big Licensing Conference 2017

Audrey Junner and Jack Cummins will be contributing to The Big Licensing Conference 2017 on Friday 2nd June in Glasgow. For more details and to purchase tickets, please click here. 

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In the Nic of Time: What you need to know about the new Nicotine Rules from 1 April

In the Nic of Time: What you need to know about the new Nicotine Rules from 1 April

In recent times we have seen the introduction of plain packaging, covered kiosks for tobacco products, restrictions on promotions and the ban of 10 packs but the control on the sale of nicotine in all forms will be tightened even further as of tomorrow. On the 1st April 2017, the key provisions of The Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016 will come into force. The Act broadens current controls on tobacco products and for the first time establishes controls on ‘Nicotine Vapour Products’ or NVPs.

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