1Offence of preventing or stopping a child from being fed milkS

(1)Subject to subsection (2), it is an offence deliberately to prevent or stop a person in charge of a child from feeding milk to that child in a public place or on licensed premises.

(2)Subsection (1) does not apply if the child, at the material time, is not lawfully permitted to be in the public place or on the licensed premises otherwise than for the purpose of being fed milk.

(3)A person guilty of an offence under subsection (1) is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale.

(4)In this section—


Amendments (Textual)

F1Words in s. 1(4) substituted (at 5.00 a.m. and with application in accordance with art. 1(2) of the amending S.S.I.) by The Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2009 (S.S.I. 2009/248), art. 1(1), Sch. 1 para. 11 (with art. 3)