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The Scotch Whisky Regulations 2009

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Title, commencement and application

  3. 2.Repeal and revocation

  4. 3.Definition of “Scotch Whisky” and categories of Scotch Whisky

  5. 4.General interpretation

  6. 5.Manufacture

  7. 6.Marketing

  8. 7.Movement from Scotland to another country

  9. 8.Compulsory sales descriptions

  10. 9.Names of distilleries and distillers etc.

  11. 10.Locality and region geographical indications

  12. 11.Use of the words ‘pure’ and ‘malt’ and derivations

  13. 12.Maturation, age and distillation statements

  14. 13.Transitional provisions relating to labelling and packaging

  15. 14.Transitional provisions relating to advertising and promotion

  16. 15.Designation

  17. 16.Enforcement

  18. 17.Appointment of officers

  19. 18.Duty to give assistance and provide information

  20. 19.Powers of entry

  21. 20.Powers of an authorised officer

  22. 21.Procedure on seizure

  23. 22.Improvement notices

  24. 23.Appeals against improvement notices

  25. 24.Powers relating to appeals

  26. 25.Publication of notices

  27. 26.Obstruction

  28. 27.Offences

  29. 28.Fines

  30. 29.Offences by bodies corporate etc.

  31. 30.Default of third person

  32. 31.Defences

  33. 32.Giving of penalty notice for penalty offence

  34. 33.Contents and form of penalty notice

  35. 34.Amount of penalty

  36. 35.Restriction on proceedings for penalty offence

  37. 36.Payment of penalty

  38. 37.Certificate of payment or non-payment of a penalty

  39. 38.Penalty receipts

  40. 39.Withdrawal of penalty notice

  41. 40.Civil remedy

  42. 41.Giving of notices

  43. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      DISTILLERIES TO WHICH REGULATION 9(1) APPLIES

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH REGULATION 9(2) DOES NOT APPLY

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH REGULATION 10(1) DOES NOT APPLY

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      FACTORS TO BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT IN DETERMINING THE AMOUNT OF A PENALTY

      1. PART 1 Aggravating factors

      2. PART 2 Mitigating factors

  44. Explanatory Note

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