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Implementation of minimum pricing for alcohol: guidance

Published: 20 Apr 2018

The guidance on the implementation of minimum unit pricing for alcohol is primarily for sellers of alcohol and enforcement authorities in Scotland.

Implementation of minimum pricing for alcohol: guidance
Footnotes

Footnotes

1. Alcohol (Minimum Pricing) (Scotland) Act 2012 (2012 Act), http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2012/4/contents; Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 (2005 Act), http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/contents

2. http://www.scottishshop.org.uk/images/SGF-MUP-Communications.pdf

3. http://www.scottishwholesale.co.uk/news/posts/2018/march/scottish-wholesale-association-guidance-note-for-wholesalers-on-minimum-unit-pricing-mup-and-licensing/

4. Schedule 3 to the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 (2005 Act), http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/schedule/3

5. Schedule 4, 2005 Act, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/schedule/4

6. Section 1, 2005 Act, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/section/1

7. Section 14 and sections 36-40, 2005 Act, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/section/14, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/part/3/crossheading/review-of-premises-licence

8. Section 4, 2005 Act, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/section/4

9. This is a simplified calculation to that shown in the 2012 Act. The 2012 Act is in the format it is due to the ABV on the alcoholic container being expressed as a percentage.

10. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2014/312/pdfs/ssi_20140312_en.pdf

11. https://www.food.gov.uk/sites/default/files/fir-guidance2014.pdf

12. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/schedule/3 and http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/schedule/4

13. Schedule 3, paragraph 7(5), 2005 Act, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/schedule/3, Schedule 4, paragraph 8(5), 2005 Act, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/schedule/4

14. Schedule 3, paragraphs 6A and 6B of the 2005 Act; schedule 4, paragraphs 5A and 5B of the 2005 Act.

15. Schedule 3, paragraph 8, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/schedule/3, schedule 4, paragraph 7, 2005 Act, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/schedule/4

16. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/part/2/crossheading/licensing-standards-officers

17. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2004/102/contents/made

18. Section 15, 2005 Act, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/section/15

19. Schedule 3, paragraph 7 and 7A, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/schedule/3, Schedule 4, paragraph 6 and 6A, 2005 Act, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/schedule/4

20. Section 14(2)(a)(i), 2005 Act, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/section/14

21. Section 14(2)(a)(ii), 2005 Act, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/section/14

22. Section 2, 2005 Act, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/16/section/2

23. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/banning-the-sale-of-alcohol-below-the-cost-of-duty-plus-vat-march-2015

24. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/groceries-supply-code-of-practice

25. 2012 Act, http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2012/4/section/1


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