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The Scotch Whisky(Northern Ireland) Order 1988

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Restrictions on sale of spirits as Scotch whisky

3.—(1) It shall be unlawful—

(a)to sell as Scotch whisky any spirits not conforming to any definition of Scotch whisky contained in an order under Article 2(2); or

(b)to sell Scotch whisky at an alcoholic strength less than any such strength as may be specified for the time being in an order made by the Department under this Article.

(2) If the High Court is satisfied, on the application of—

(a)any person carrying on the business of producing Scotch whisky; or

(b)any person or body appearing to the High Court to be representative of any group of such persons,

that any person has contravened or is contravening paragraph (1), it may grant an injunction restraining the contravention.

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