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Part 1 E+WAlcohol-related violence and disorder

Prospective

Chapter 1E+WDrinking banning orders

Orders made on convictionE+W

6Orders on conviction in criminal proceedingsE+W

(1)This section applies where—

(a)an individual aged 16 or over is convicted of an offence (the “offender”); and

(b)at the time he committed the offence, he was under the influence of alcohol.

(2)The court must consider whether the conditions in section 3(2) are satisfied in relation to the offender.

(3)If the court decides that the conditions are satisfied in relation to the offender, it may make a drinking banning order against him.

(4)If the court—

(a)decides that the conditions are satisfied in relation to the offender, but

(b)does not make a drinking banning order,

it must give its reasons for not doing so in open court.

(5)If the court decides that the conditions are not satisfied in relation to the offender, it must state that fact in open court and give its reasons.