The Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 provides for the creation of local licensing forums Local Authority area. The Licensing Board must meet with the relevant Licensing Forum at least once a year and the Forum must meet four times a year. The aim of the Forum is to promote the understanding of local issues in relation to the operation of the Act.
The two general functions are:
- to keep under review the operation of the Act in the forum’s area and the exercise of the relevant board of their functions
- to give advice and make recommendations to the relevant board as the forum considers appropriate.
The members of the Forum include the Chief Constable, premises and personal licence holders, residents and young people drawn from the local area.
Appointments will be made by the Citizenship Appointments Panel and approved by Stirling Council.
Dates of future meetings
- Thursday 31 January 2019 at 2 pm in the Wallace Room, Old Viewforth, Stirling
- Thursday 21 March 2019 at 2 pm in the Wallace Room, Old Viewforth, Stirling
- Joint Meeting: Thursday 4 July 2019 at 2 pm in the Council Chambers, Old Viewforth, Stirling - Joint meeting with District of Stirling Licensing Board
- Thursday 10 October 2019 at 2 pm in the Wallace Room, Old Viewforth, Stirling