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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 107 – Unsupervised sale of alcohol by a child or young person

224.This section makes it an offence for a responsible person knowingly to allow a child or young person to sell, supply or serve alcohol, unless the alcohol is for consumption off the premises or is for consumption with a meal and (in either case) the sale is specifically authorised by someone aged 18 or over.

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