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Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Act 2018

Section 4: Meaning of “alcohol retailer”

23.This section defines “alcohol retailer” in relation to each of the different types of qualifying premises.

24.Where alcohol is supplied from premises in respect of which a licence has been granted under Part 3 of the Licensing Act 2003 (for instance, a pub or supermarket), each of the following is an alcohol retailer for the purpose of the Act:


a personal licence holder under Part 6 of the Licensing Act 2003;


the designated premises supervisor for the premises under the Licensing Act 2003.

25.In relation to clubs, the alcohol retailer is the holder of the club premises certificate (for instance, the club).

26.In relation to temporary activities, the alcohol retailer is the premises user for the purpose of Part 5 of the Licensing Act 2003. For instance, the person who has organised the street fair, if they gave the temporary event notice under Part 5.

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