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Prospective

SCHEDULE 1E+WFIXED PENALTIES

Contents of fixed penalty noticeE+W

2A fixed penalty notice must—

(a)state the alleged offence, and

(b)give particulars of the circumstances alleged to constitute it.

3A fixed penalty notice must also state—

(a)the name and address of the issuing authority on whose behalf the notice is given;

(b)the amount of the penalty and the period for its payment;

(c)the discounted amount and the period for its payment;

(d)the effect of paying the penalty or the discounted amount before the end of the period mentioned in paragraph (b) or (c);

(e)the consequences of not paying the penalty or the discounted amount before the end of the period mentioned in paragraph (b) or (c);

(f)the person to whom, and the address at which, payment may be made;

(g)the method by which payment may be made;

(h)the person to whom and the address at which any representations relating to the notice may be made.

4A fixed penalty notice must also—

(a)inform the person to whom it is given of that person's right to ask to be tried for the alleged offence, and

(b)explain how that right may be exercised.

5Regulations may make further provision as to the content and form of a fixed penalty notice.