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|Number of under 18-year-olds cautioned by the police and proceeded against at magistrates courts for offences related to alcoholGreater London, 2002-06( 1,2)|
|Cautioned by the police||Proceeded against at magistrates courts|
|(1) These data are provided on the principal offence basis.|
(2) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the police forces and courts. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.
(3) Includes offences of being found drunk in a highway or public place, drunk in a vehicle or drunk while entering a designated sports event.
(4) Includes offences of being guilty while drunk of disorderly behaviour, drunk with a loaded firearm and refusing to leave licensed premises when requested.
(5) Offences by license holders only: Includes offences of the illegal sale of alcohol and failure to follow licensing regulations.
(6) Offences by non-license holders: Includes offences of falsely claiming to be a licensee and illegally supplying alcohol to children
(7) Offence cannot separately identify whether drink or drugs specifically were involved.
(8) Offence covers summary offences of driving etc after consuming alcohol or taking drugs (which cannot reliably be distinguished separately).
Court proceedings databaseOffice for Criminal Justice ReformMinistry of Justice
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions for sale of alcohol to a drunk person have been pursued in each criminal justice area in each of the last 10 years; and how many resulted in conviction. 
Mr. Coaker: The following table provides information on the number of defendants proceeded against at magistrates courts and found guilty at all courts for sale of alcohol to a drunken person, under section 141 of the Licensing Act 2003. The data has been broken down by police force area.
In addition to court proceedings, the offence was added to the penalty notice for disorder (PND) scheme on 4 April 2005. Data has been provided for the number issued by police force area in 2005 and 2006.
|Number of defendants proceeded against at magistrates courts found guilty at all courts and the number of penalty notices for disorder issued for the sale of alcohol to a person who is drunk under the licensing act 2003 section 141, by police force area, England and Wales 2004 to 2006( 1, 2)|
|Proceeded against at magistrates court||Found guilty at all courts||Penalty notices for disorder issued|
|Police force area||2004||2005||2006||2004||2005||2006||2005||2006|
|n/a = Not applicable.|
(1) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.
(2) Court proceedings data are provided on the principal offence basis, PND data are a count of tickets issued.
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