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1. A fixed penalty notice must—
(a)state the alleged offence; and
(b)give such particulars of the circumstances alleged to constitute it as are necessary for giving reasonable information about it.
2. (1) A fixed penalty notice must also state—
(a)the amount of the penalty and the period for its payment;
(b)the consequences of not paying the penalty before the end of the period mentioned in head (a);
(c)the person to whom and the address at which payment may be made;
(d)by what method payment may be made;
(e)the person to whom and the address at which any representations relating to the notice may be made.
(2) The person mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(c) and (e) must be the district council on whose behalf the authorised officer was acting when the officer gave the notice.
3. A fixed penalty notice must also—
(a)inform the person to whom it is given of the person’s right to be tried for the alleged offence; and
(b)explain how that right may be exercised.
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