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(1)If the person specified in a parenting order fails without reasonable excuse to comply with—
(a)any requirement specified in the order; or
(b)any direction given under the order,
the person shall be guilty of an offence.
(2)A person guilty of an offence under subsection (1) shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.
(3)In determining the sentence to be imposed on a person guilty of an offence under subsection (1) a court shall take into consideration the welfare of any child in respect of whom the person is a parent.
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