91Collection of goodsS
(1)The Scottish Ministers may, by regulations, make provision about the collection from the public of goods for the benefit of benevolent bodies or for charitable, benevolent or philanthropic purposes.
(2)Those regulations may, in particular, include provision—
(a)requiring the organiser of such a collection to notify the local authority for the area in which it is proposed that the collection be carried out,
(b)allowing or requiring the local authority, in such circumstances as may be specified in the regulations, to prohibit the carrying out of such a collection,
(c)about the dates, times and places at which, and the frequency with which, such collections may be carried out,
(d)about keeping and publishing reports on those collections,
(e)for preventing public inconvenience,
(f)specifying particular provisions of the regulations breach of which is to be an offence under subsection (3).
(3)Any person who contravenes a provision of such regulations breach of which is stated in the regulations to be an offence is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.