Fines and Restricted Products – Information

It is illegal to sell any of these restricted products to anyone under the age limit stated, under the Licensing Act (Scotland) 2005.  Breaking these restrictions is subject to fines.

Product
Age
Alcohol
18
Cigarettes
18
Fireworks
18
Solvents
18
Butane Gas and Lighter Fuel
18
Lottery Tickets and Scratch Cards
16
Offensive Weapons and Knives
16
Video, Computer, Games etc.
12, 15, 18, and PG
Party Poppers and Novelty Matches
16
Liqueur Chocolates
16

 

Fines
Level 1
£200
Level 2
£500
Level 3
£1,000
Level 4
£2,500
Level 5
£5,000

When selling age restricted products always ask for identification. Selling alcohol to someone underage could lead to a fine of up to £5,000 under the Licensing Act (Scotland) 2005

Remember NO I.D., NO SALE