Explanatory Notes

Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

2005 asp 16

21 December 2005

Commentary on Parts

Part 9 – Miscellaneous and General

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.