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Number of defendants issued with a caution for offences relating to the sale of alcohol to persons aged under 18 years, in England and Wales, by police force area, 1997 to 2006( 1,)( )( 2,)( )( 3,)( )( 4)
Force 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006

Avon and Somerset

0

6

0

0

0

4

2

7

0

0

Bedfordshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Cambridgeshire

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Cheshire

3

3

1

0

0

0

2

2

7

3

Cleveland

5

0

9

7

1

1

0

2

3

5

Cumbria

4

1

0

0

3

1

0

5

8

3

Derbyshire

1

4

0

3

2

0

2

0

0

0

Devon and Cornwall

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

Dorset

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

4

12

4

Durham

2

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Essex

12

4

5

0

1

12

13

5

2

2

Gloucestershire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Greater Manchester

25

7

5

6

8

0

3

0

0

1

Hampshire

10

4

2

2

3

0

0

1

0

1

Hertfordshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Humberside

5

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

Kent

5

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

Lancashire

11

5

2

1

4

21

19

24

15

7

Leicestershire

0

2

0

0

2

2

1

7

2

0

Lincolnshire

3

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Merseyside

20

2

4

1

5

11

4

11

4

13

Metropolitan Police

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Norfolk

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

North Yorkshire

1

0

4

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

Northamptonshire

1

0

4

13

1

0

0

0

0

0

Northumbria

10

3

5

0

1

3

0

1

1

3

Nottinghamshire

3

1

11

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

South Yorkshire

19

8

5

7

1

0

38

35

25

8

Staffordshire

2

4

0

5

2

3

3

7

11

2

Suffolk

9

2

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Surrey

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

1

0

Sussex

3

4

4

1

1

0

0

0

1

0

Thames Valley

1

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

2

Warwickshire

0

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

West Mercia

5

0

1

0

11

0

0

1

1

1

West Midlands

1

2

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

West Yorkshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

Wiltshire

3

5

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Dyfed-Powys

0

2

3

4

1

3

1

2

3

0

Gwent

3

2

2

0

1

0

0

0

4

0

North Wales

3

0

0

2

1

0

0

0

0

0

South Wales

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

1

England and Wales

174

81

72

55

51

61

89

116

102

61

(1) Data are 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 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.
(3) Data include the following statutes and corresponding offence descriptions:
Licensing Act 2003 S.146
Sale of alcohol to person under 18.
Licensing Act 2003 S.147
Allowing sale of alcohol to person under 18.
Licensing Act 2003 S.147A
Persistently sell alcohol to children
Licensing (Occasional Permissions) Act 1983 Schedule (Sec. 3) para. 4(1). Licensing Act 1964 Sec. 169(1).
Holder of occasional permission or his agent knowingly selling to, knowingly allow consumption by or allowing any person to sell, intoxicating liquor to a person under 18. Selling etc. intoxicating liquor to person under 18 for consumption on the premises.
Licensing Act 1964 Sec. 181 A(1) as added by Licensing Act 1988 Sec. 17.
Wholesaler selling intoxicating liquor to a person under 18.
(4) Figures include Other: Public bodies, companies, organisations.
Source:
Court proceedings data held by CJEA—Office for Criminal Justice Reform—Ministry of Justice.

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