Scotch Whisky Association and others v The Lord Advocate and another

Judicial review – Act of Scottish Parliament. Court of Session: At the hearing of a reclaiming motion against the Lord Ordinary's rejection of a challenge to the legality of an enactment prohibiting the sale of alcohol on licensed premises at a price below the minimum price specified by order of the Scottish Ministers, the challenge proceeding entirely on the basis of European Union Law, the court concluded that it should exercise its discretion to request a preliminary ruling from the European Court of Justice.

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