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Licensing Act 1872

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83If any purchaser of any intoxicating liquor from a spirit grocer drinks such liquor on the premises where the same is sold, or on any highway adjoining or near such premises, such spirit grocer shall, if it shall appear that such drinking was with his privity or consent, he subject to the following penalties; (that is to say,) For the first offence he shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding ten pounds:

For the second and any subsequent offence he shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding twenty pounds :

For the purposes of this section the expression " premises where the same is sold" shall include any premises adjoining or near the premises where the liquor is sold, if belonging to such spirit grocer, or under his control, or used by his permission. Any conviction for an offence under this section shall be recorded on the excise license of the spirit grocer convicted.

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