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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 106 – Consumption of alcohol by a child or young person

221.Subsection (1) makes it an offence for a child or young person knowingly to consume alcohol on relevant premises.

222.Subsection (2) also makes it an offence for a responsible person knowingly to allow the consumption of alcohol by a child or young person on relevant premises.

223.Subsection (3) provides that the offences in this section will not be committed where a 16 or 17-year-old consumes beer, wine, cider or perry with a meal.

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