Withdrawal of fixed penalty notices

13.—(1) The district council must, having received any representations made by or on behalf of the recipient of a fixed penalty notice, decide whether to withdraw the notice.

(2) Where a fixed penalty notice is withdrawn under sub-paragraph (1)—

(a)the district council must give notice of the withdrawal to the person to whom the fixed penalty notice was given,

(b)the district council must repay any amount which has been paid under the fixed penalty notice, and

(c)no proceedings may be brought or continued against that person for that offence.