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Subordinate Legislation Committee considers delegated powers in the Licensing Bill, 08/11/05 [S]

During their meeting on 8 November 2005 the Subordinate Legislation Committee considered delegated powers provisions in the Licensing (Scotland) Bill at Stage 2. Provisions discussed related to matters including powers for ministers to modify primary legislation, membership of local licensing forums and irresponsible drinks promotions.

Committee members agreed to provisions in the Bill that will allow ministers to change the number of members of local licensing forums if necessary and allow ministers to make additional provision regarding descriptions of drinks promotions.

For full details see the Scottish Parliament's Subordinate Legislation Committee Official Report 8 November 2005.

Further information

Scottish Parliament's Subordinate Legislation Committee Official Report 8 November 2005