§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
[holding answer 5 February 1997]: Separate statistical information on criminal proceedings in connection with byelaws banning the consumption of alcohol in designated public places was collected from the beginning of 1992. The table presents the available information for 1992, 1993 and 1994, the latest year for which statistics are available. During this period, byelaws were in force in Motherwell from April 1991 and East Kilbride from November 1994.
Number of persons proceeded against where the main charge was under byelaws banning the consumption of alcohol in designated public places. Strathclyde, 1992 to 1994. Name of court 19921 19931 19941 Motherwell district court 51 64 105 Hamilton sheriff court — 2 1 1 Date of final disposal.