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Glasgow Commonwealth Games Act 2008

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30Compensation and recovery of costs

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(1)A person whose property is damaged by anything done under section 22 or 24 may obtain compensation from—

(a)if the damage is caused by an enforcement officer or by a constable accompanying an enforcement officer, the Organising Committee, or

(b)if the damage is caused by a constable who is not accompanying an enforcement officer, the chief constable of the constable’s police force.

This subsection does not apply if the thing done relates to a Games offence committed by the person.

(2)Ministers may by regulations make provision—

(a)about claiming compensation,

(b)about determining the compensation due, and

(c)conferring jurisdiction for determining disputed compensation on a court, tribunal or other body.

(3)The costs of doing anything which an enforcement officer is authorised or entitled to do by virtue of this Act are recoverable by the Organising Committee from the person who committed the Games offence to which the action relates.

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