Licence holder’s duty to undertake training

What is stated in the Scottish Licensing Act about a personal licence holder re-training after a five year period?

Scottish law states the following;

Licence holder’s duty to undertake training

(1) The holder of a personal licence must, no later than 3 months after the expiry of—

(a) the period of 5 years beginning with the date on which the licence holder’s licence was issued, and

(b) each subsequent period of 5 years during which the licence has effect,

produce to the Licensing Board which issued the licence evidence in the prescribed form of the licence holder’s having complied, during that period, with such requirements as to the training of personal licence holders as may be prescribed.
(2) A Licensing Board must—

(a) in relation to each personal licence issued by it, and

(b) no later than 3 months before the expiry of each period mentioned in subsection (1),

give to the holder of the licence notice of the requirement imposed by that subsection.
(3) If a personal licence holder fails to comply with subsection (1), the Licensing Board which issued the licence held by the licence holder must revoke the licence.

(4) Regulations under subsection (1) prescribing training requirements may, in particular—

(a) provide for accreditation by the Scottish Ministers of—

(i) courses of training, and

(ii) persons providing such courses,

for the purposes of the regulations,
(b) prescribe different requirements in relation to different descriptions of personal licence holder, and

(c) require that any person providing training or any particular description of training in accordance with the regulations holds such qualification as may be prescribed in the regulations.

Taken from the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

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