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Section G – Bills

New Bills introduced or reprinted on 3 November 2010

Housing (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as passed (SP Bill 36B) (Executive Bill).

New amendments to Bills lodged on 3 November 2010

Alcohol etc. (Scotland) Bill – Stage 3

Section 4

Nicola Sturgeon

4 In section 4, page 3, line 35, leave out <for sale on the premises>

Nicola Sturgeon

5 In section 4, page 3, line 37, after <product> insert <for sale on the premises>

Nicola Sturgeon

6 In section 4, page 3, line 38, at end insert—

<( ) for sale on the premises, or

( ) if not for sale on the premises, which does not relate only or primarily to alcohol.".>

Section 8A

Nicola Sturgeon

7 Leave out section 8A

Section 9

Nicola Sturgeon

8 In section 9, page 5, line 33, at end insert—

<(4A) Before making a variation under subsection (1), the Board must—

(a) publish, in the prescribed manner, notice of the proposed variation, and

(b) give notice of the proposed variation to—

(i) the persons mentioned in section 21(1)(b), (c), (ca), (d) and (e), and

(ii) the holders of premises licences in respect of premises to which the proposed variation would apply.

(4B) A notice under subsection (4A) must state that any person may, by notice to the Licensing Board, make representations to the Board concerning the proposed variation before such date as the Board specifies in the notice under subsection (4A).

(4C) If the Board receives any representations before the date specified, the Board—

(a) must hold a hearing in relation to the proposed variation, and

(b) may give such persons who have made representations as the Board considers appropriate an opportunity to be heard at the hearing.>

After section 9A

Nicola Sturgeon

9 After section 9A, insert—

<Chief constables’ reports

Chief constables’ reports to Licensing Boards and Local Licensing Forums

After section 12 of the 2005 Act, insert—

"Chief constables’ reports

12A Chief constables’ reports to Licensing Boards and Local Licensing Forums

(1) Every chief constable must, as soon as practicable after the end of each financial year, send a report to each Licensing Board whose area falls within the police area of the chief constable setting out—

(a) the chief constable’s views about matters relating to policing in connection with the operation of this Act in the Board’s area during that year and the following year, and

(b) any steps the chief constable—

(i) has taken during that year,

(ii) intends to take in the following year,

to prevent the sale or supply of alcohol to children or young people in that area.

(2) The chief constable must also send a copy of the report to the Local Licensing Forum for the Board’s area.

(3) If a Licensing Board or Local Licensing Forum so requests, the chief constable (or other constable nominated by the chief constable) must attend a meeting of the Board or Forum to discuss the report.".>

Section 10

Nicola Sturgeon

10 In section 10, page 8, line 5, leave out <purposes> and insert <purpose>

Nicola Sturgeon

11 In section 10, page 8, line 15, leave out <the purposes> and insert <purpose>

Nicola Sturgeon

12 In section 10, page 8, line 15, leave out <are> and insert <is>

Nicola Sturgeon

13 In section 10, page 8, line 19, leave out <in agreement with the relevant health board> and insert <after consulting the relevant health board and appropriate chief constable>

Nicola Sturgeon

14 In section 10, page 8, line 39, after <authorities> insert <and Licensing Boards>

Nicola Sturgeon

15 In section 10, page 9, line 1, at end insert <and section 11>

Nicola Sturgeon

16 In section 10, page 9, line 1, at end insert—

<"appropriate chief constable", in relation to a local authority, means the chief constable for the police area in which the area of the authority is situated,>

Nicola Sturgeon

17 In section 10, page 9, line 3, at end insert—

<"Health Board" means a board constituted by an order under section 2(1)(a) of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c.29),>

Nicola Sturgeon

18 In section 10, page 9, line 4, leave out from <means> to end of line 5 and insert <, in relation to a local authority, means—

(a) the Health Board for the authority’s area, or

(b) if the authority’s area forms part of the area of more than one Health Board, each such Health Board,>

Nicola Sturgeon

19 In section 10, page 9, line 5, at end insert—

<"Licensing Boards" means the boards continued in existence or established under section 5 of the 2005 Act,>

Section 11

Nicola Sturgeon

20 In section 11, page 9, line 16, at end insert—

<( ) modify—

(i) the 2005 Act,

(ii) the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 (c.45).>

Nicola Sturgeon

21 In section 11, page 9, line 21, at end insert—

<( ) Health Boards,>

Nicola Sturgeon

22 In section 11, page 9, line 23, at end insert—

<( ) chief constables,>

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