The Department of Intoxicating Substances was a department of the Ministry of Magic. It was probably a sub-division of another department, such as the Department of Magical Law Enforcement. It was responsible for making regulations on the consumption of alcoholic beverages.[1]

The department seemed to be rather strict when it came to underage alcohol sales, putting up notices that warned against it. It is unknown what the punishment was for serving alcohol to underage wizards. Bilius Finbok was a worker at the Department of Intoxicating Substances.[2]

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Department of Magical Law Enforcement
Level 2, Ministry of Magic
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Auror Office · Department of Intoxicating Substances · Improper Use of Magic Office · Misuse of Muggle Artefacts Office · Office for the Detection and Confiscation of Counterfeit Defensive Spells and Protective Objects · Magical Law Enforcement Patrol · Hit Wizards · Ministry of Magic Witch Watchers · Department of Magical Equipment Control · Administrative Registration Department · Wizengamot Administration Services · Department of Security · Animagus Registry · Misuse of Magic Office
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