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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

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119Delivery of alcohol from vehicles etc.

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(1)A person who, pursuant to a sale of alcohol by that person, delivers the alcohol from a vehicle or receptacle without the information mentioned in subsection (2) having been entered, before the despatch of the alcohol, in—

(a)a day book kept on the premises from which the alcohol is despatched, and

(b)a delivery book or invoice carried by the person delivering the alcohol,

commits an offence.

(2)The information referred to in subsection (1) is—

(a)the quantity, description and price of the alcohol, and

(b)the name and address of the person to whom it is to be delivered.

(3)A person who carries in a vehicle or receptacle in use for the delivery of alcohol pursuant to a sale of the alcohol by that person any alcohol the quantity, description and price of which was not entered as mentioned in subsection (1) commits an offence.

(4)A person who, pursuant to a sale of alcohol, delivers the alcohol to an address not entered as mentioned in subsection (1) commits an offence.

(5)A person who refuses to allow a constable or a Licensing Standards Officer to examine—

(a)any vehicle or receptacle in use for the delivery of alcohol, or

(b)any—

(i)day book kept as mentioned in subsection (1)(a), or

(ii)delivery book or invoice carried as mentioned in subsection (1)(b),

commits an offence.

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

(7)In this section, “alcohol” does not include any alcohol being delivered to a trader for the purposes of that person’s trade.

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