In some areas of Argyll and Bute (shown on the plans below) there are byelaws in place prohibiting the consumption of alcohol in public.
If you drink alcohol in these places, or are found with an open container of alcohol in one of these places, in circumstances where it is reasonable to infer that you intended to drink from it, you will be guilty of an offence, and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 2 on the standard scale .
These byelaws do not apply on 31st December, from 6pm until the end of that day and on 1st January, until 6am.
The designated areas affected by the byelaws are shown for each area on the maps below
Mid Argyll, Kintyre and the Islands
Oban, Lorn and the Isles
Bute and Cowal
Helensburgh and Lomond
Who to contact
Phone: 01546 604128