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Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Act 2018

Section 9: Fixed penalties

56.This section allows an authorised officer of a local authority to issue a fixed penalty notice (FPN) to a person that that officer has reason to believe has committed an offence under section 2 in the local authority’s area.

57.Payment of the FPN discharges the person believed to have committed an offence from being convicted for the offence in court.

58.The section also introduces Schedule 1 to the Act, which makes further provision about the content and procedure relating to FPNs.

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