Licensing laws

Prohibition of late night deliveries of alcohol – Scotland

 
Prohibition of late night deliveries
Under Scottish licensing law, late night deliveries of alcohol is prohibited between the hours of midnight and 6.00 am

Where an off sale of alcohol is made, a responsible person commits an offence if he or she delivers or knowingly allows the delivery of alcohol to premises other than licensed premises between the hours of midnight and 6.00am.

Other useful Scottish law on delivery and moving vehicles

Delivery of alcohol from vehicles
If alcohol is delivered from a vehicle or receptacle as a result of a retail sale of that alcohol, then an offence is committed unless certain information is recorded in a delivery book or invoice book carried by the person delivering the alcohol.

The information required to be recorded is;

1.) The quantity, description and and price of the alcohol, and

2.) The name and address of the person to whom the alcohol is being delivered.

Sale of alcohol from a moving vehicle in Scotland
It is an offence to sell alcohol from a moving vehicle unless such sales are expressly authorised by a premises licence or an occasional licence in respect of the vehicle.
 
 
 
 


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