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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 127 – Power to prohibit sale of alcohol on trains

260.Subsections (1) and (2) provide for the prohibition of the sale of alcohol at specified stations or on any train travelling between specified stations for a specified period. An order made under this section may be made by a sheriff on application by a senior police officer, if the sheriff is satisfied that the order is necessary for the prevention of disorder.

261.Subsection (3) requires the senior police officer who applied for the order to serve a copy of the order on the train operator or operators concerned.

262.Subsection (4) makes it an offence for anyone knowingly to sell alcohol, or to permit its sale, in contravention of such an order.

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