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Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 128 – Power to prohibit sale of alcohol on ferries

263.This section creates a power for the Police, on application to a sheriff, to prohibit the sale of alcohol on specified vessels which are part of a ferry service. This mirrors the power in section 127 of the Act in relation to trains. This power can be used to prevent the sale of alcohol on either a particular journey or a particular route.

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