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(1)A fixed penalty notice shall—
(a)give such particulars of the circumstances alleged to constitute the offence as are necessary for giving reasonable information about the alleged offence;
(b)state the amount of the fixed penalty;
(c)state the name of the local authority and the address at which the fixed penalty may be paid;
(d)state the method by which payment of the fixed penalty may be made;
(e)inform the person of the right to request a hearing before the expiry of the period for paying and how that right may be exercised;
(f)inform the person that no proceedings will be brought for the offence unless a notice requesting a hearing is given before the expiry of the period for paying; and
(g)inform the person of the consequences of not paying the fixed penalty before the expiry of the period for paying.
(2)The Scottish Ministers may by order prescribe the form of fixed penalty notices.
(3)An order under subsection (2) may amend, remove or add to the list of information which must be included in a fixed penalty notice under subsection (1).
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