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Licensing Act 2003

Section 190 - Location of sales

285.Where the place where a sale of alcohol takes place is different from the place from which the alcohol is supplied, the sale is treated as having happened at the place from which the alcohol is appropriated to the contract. For example, when alcohol is bought via mail order or a telephone call centre, the sale will, for the purposes of the Act, have taken place at the warehouse from which the alcohol would be delivered, and not the call centre The requirement for a premises licence will therefore apply to the warehouse rather than the call centre.

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