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Alcoholic Drinks: Crime

Volume 507: debated on Thursday 11 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what provisions on the purchase, production, sale or misuse of alcohol introduced in legislation since 1 May 2007 have not yet been brought into force. (321161)

[holding answer 8 March 2010]: Legislative provisions that fall under the responsibility of the Home Office and have not yet been brought into force are as follows:

Policing and Crime Act 2009

The secondary legislation in relation to the mandatory licensing conditions for alcohol retailers. The Licensing Act 2003 (Mandatory Licensing Conditions) Order is currently before Parliament for approval.

Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006

Sections 6,7 and 8 in relation to Drinking Banning Orders on conviction will come into force on 1 April 2010.