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Drink-drivers and other criminals convicted of alcohol-related violence will be tagged with 'sobriety bracelets' that measure their booze consumption  People convicted of alcohol related crimes will be given 'sobriety tags'  All judges in England and Wales will be able to force offenders to wear them  Those who break the law while drunk could end up tagged for up to four months

By Ian Drury And Jack Doyle For The Daily Mail

Published: 23:49 BST, 30 September 2019 | Updated: 01:03 BST, 1 October 2019

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Drink drivers and yobs convicted of alcohol-related violence will be tagged with ‘sobriety bracelets’ in a blitz on booze-fuelled disorder.

For the first time, all judges in England and Wales will be given the power to force offenders to wear US-style electronic ankle tags that monitor alcohol consumption.

Under measures announced by Justice Secretary Robert Buckland, the courts can order adults in trouble with the law to comply with ‘alcohol abstinence requirements’ – requiring them to avoid booze for a period of time.

Individuals who commit crimes while under the influence of alcohol could be tagged with 'sobriety bracelets'

Individuals who commit crimes while under the influence of alcohol could be tagged with 'sobriety bracelets'

If they breach the order – currently lasting up to four months – they face fines, community punishments and could even be sent to jail. Ministers want to target binge drinkers who are blamed for at least half of the

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