In terms of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 ("the Act"), the Forum shall consist of not fewer than five and not more than twenty members from the various representative groups specified in the Act.
Members will be appointed at the first meeting of the Council following an election and will serve for a period of four years, after which they will be eligible for re-election.
Any vacancies during this term may be filled and will run for the remainder of the four year term detailed above.
In order to be eligible for membership of the Forum, a person should be currently employed in or be a duly appointed representative of one or more of the following groups, namely:-
the Chief Constable, persons having functions relating to health, education and social work, holders of premises licences and personal licences, persons resident within the Forum area or young people in the area of Dundee.
Notwithstanding the above, the Forum may agree to representation from other groups who may have an interest relevant to the Forum's general functions.
The Licensing Standards Officer shall be appointed as a member of the Forum.