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Glasgow Commonwealth Games Act 2008

Trial and Punishment

Section 35: Penalties

75.This section sets out the penalties associated with each of the Games offences. The level of penalties, apart from that associated with the offence of obstructing an enforcement officer, have been tied to those of similar offences in the London Olympic Games & Paralympic Games Act 2006.

76.Subsection (1) makes a person convicted of a trading offence or an advertising offence liable on conviction on indictment to an unlimited fine or on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £20,000.

77.Subsection (2) makes a person convicted of a ticket touting or obstruction offence liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale (currently £5,000).

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