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Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Act 2012

Section 10 – Offences against byelaws

37.Section 10 recasts section 237 of the 1972 Act, including the modifications made regarding the fine payable provided by the Criminal Justice Act 1982.  Byelaws made by a legislating authority may provide that persons contravening such byelaws are liable on summary conviction to a fine.  Such a fine must not exceed the amount fixed by the relevant enactment or, if no sum is fixed, level 2 on the standard scale (currently £500).  Similarly, the fine for conviction of a continuing offence is the amount fixed in the relevant enactment or £5 for each day during which the offence continues.

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