The Scotch Whisky Association and others v Lord Advocate and another

Judicial review – Act of Scottish Parliament. Court of Session: In a reclaiming motion against the Lord Ordinary's rejection of a challenge to the legality of an enactment prohibiting the sale of alcohol at a price below the minimum price specified by order of the Scottish Ministers, following a reference to the European Court of Justice (ECJ), receipt of the ECJ's judgment, and a resumed hearing, the court refused the reclaiming motion, holding that the Lord Ordinary had directed himself correctly on EU law and applied that law accurately to the facts which he found demonstrated by the material before him.

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