drunk in charge of cycle

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An offence under s 12 of the Licensing Act 1872 to be in charge of a cycle whilst drunk (see Corkery v Carpenter [1951] 1 KB 102). The prosecution must establish that the defendant was not merely under the influence of drink but ‘drunk’. The penalty is a fine of level 1 on the standard scale or one month's imprisonment.

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