Criminal Law Act 1977

X1Schedule 6E+W Increase of fines for certain summary offences

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X1The text of Sch. 6 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and, except as specified, does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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Metropolitan Police Act 1839 (c. 47)
Offences under section 54 (miscellaneous offences in thoroughfares, including furious driving, obstructing a thoroughfare and discharging firearms).Section 54 (as amended by Schedule 3 to the Criminal Justice Act 1967).£20£50.
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Licensing Act 1872 (c. 94)
Offences under the first paragraph of section 12 (being found drunk in a highway or other public place).Section 12 (as amended by section 1 of the Penalties for Drunkenness Act 1962).£5.£25.
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Licensing Act 1902 (c. 28)
Offences under section 2(1) (being drunk in a highway or other public place while in charge of a child).Section 2(1) (as amended by section 1 of the Penalties for Drunkenness Act 1962).£10.£50.
. . . F3 . . . F3 . . . F3 . . . F3
Protection of Animals (Scotland) Act 1912 (c. 14)
Offences under section 1(1) (inflicting of unnecessary suffering on, and cruelty to, animals).Section 1 (1) (as amended by section 3 of the Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act 1954.)£50.£500.
Children and Young Persons Act 1933 (c. 12)
Offences under section 39(2) (Publication of matters identifying juveniles in court proceedings).Section 39(2).£50.£500.
Offences under section 49 (newspaper reports of proceedings in juvenile courts).Section 49(2).£50.£500.
Protection of Animals Act 1934 (c. 21)
Offences under section 1(1) (prohibition of certain public contests, performances and exhibitions with horses or bulls).Section 2.£100.£500.
Public Health Act 1936 (c. 49)
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Offences under section 290(6) (failure to execute works).Section 290(6).£5.£500.
Public Order Act 1936 (1 Edw. 8. & 1 Geo. 6.) (c. 6)
Offences under the following provisions—Section 7(2).£50.£500.
section 1(1) (wearing uniform signifying association with political organisation);
section 3(4) (knowingly failing to comply with conditions as regards processions);
section 4(1) (possession of offensive weapon at public meeting).
Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 1937 (c.37)
Offences under section 46(2) (Publication of matters identifying juveniles in court proceedings).Section 46(2).£50.£500.
Cinematograph Films (Animals) Act 1937 (c.59)
Offences under section 1(1) (prohibition of films in production of which suffering has been caused to animals).Section 1(3).£100.£200.
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[F6Nursing Homes Registration (Scotland) Act 1938 (c. 73)]
[F6Any offence under the Act for which no express penalty is provided, except an offence under section 1(4).][F6Section 8 (as amended by Schedule 3 to the Criminal Justice Act 1967).][F6£20].[F6£500.]
Education Act 1944 (c. 31)
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Water Act 1945 (c. 42)
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Water (Scotland) Act 1946 (c. 42)
Offences under section 59(3) (contravention of prohibition or restriction on use of hosepipes).Section 59(3).£5.£200.
Any offence consisting in a contravention of section 30(1) of Schedule 4 (wasting water by non-repair of pipes etc.).Section 30(1) of Schedule 4.£5.£200.
Any offence consisting in a contravention of section 33 of Schedule 4 (causing the supply of water to be interfered with).Sectionn 33 of Schedule 4.£5.£200.
Fire Services Act 1947 (c. 41)
offences under section 31(1) (giving false fire alarm).Section 31(1) (as amended by Schedule 3 to the Criminal Justice Act 1967).£50.£500.
National Assistance Act 1948 (c. 29)
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. . . F10 . . . F10 . . . F10 . . . F10
Offences under section 55(2) (obstruction).Section 55(2) (as amended by Schedule 3 to the Criminal Justice Act 1967).£10 for a first offence and £20 for a second or subsequent offence.£500
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Agriculture (Scotland) Act 1948 (c. 45)
Offences under section 50(1) (prohibition of night shooting and use of spring traps).Section 50(2).£20 for a first offence and £50 for a second or subsequent offence.£200.
Offences under section 50A(1) (open trapping of hares and rabbits).Section 50A(2).£20 for a first offence and £50 for a second or subsequent offence.£200.
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Docking and Nicking of Horses Act 1949 (c. 70)
Offences under section 1(1) (prohibition of docking or nicking horses).Section 1(3).£25.£200.
Offences under section 2(3) (offences in connection with importation of docked horses).Section 2(3).£25.£200.
Offences under section 2(4) (making a false statement).Section 2(4).£25.£200.
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Cockfighting Act 1952 (c. 59)
Offences under section 1(1) (possession of appliances for use in fighting of domestic fowl).Section 1(1).£25.£200.
Dogs (Protection of Livestock) Act 1953 (c. 28)
Offences under section 1(1) (owning or keeping a dog which worries livestock).Section 1(6) (as amended by Schedule 3 to the Criminal Justice Act 1967).£20 for a first offence and £50 for a second or subsequent offence in respect of the same dog.£200.
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Pests Act 1954 (c. 68)
Offences under section 8(1) (restrictions on unlawful spring traps).Section 8(2).£20 for a first offence and £50 for a second or subsequent offence.£200.
Offences under section 9(1) (open trapping of hares and rabbits).Section 9(2).£20, or, if the offender has been previously convicted as mentioned in section 9(2), £50.£200.
Offences under section 12 (spreading of myxomatosis).Section 12.£20 for a first offence and £50 for a second or subsequent offence.£200.
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Street Offences Act 1959 (c. 57)
Offences under section 1 (loitering or soliciting for purposes of prostitution).Section 1(2).£10 for a first offence and £50 for a second or subsequent offence.£50 for a first offence and £200 for a second or subsequent offence.
Mental Health Act 1959 (c. 72)
Offences under section 20(2) (breach of a condition of the registration of a residential home).Section 20(2) (as amended by Schedule 3 to the Criminal Justice Act 1967).£20.£500.
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Animals (Cruel Poisons) Act 1962 (c. 26)
Offences under section 1 (offences in connection with use of prohibited poison for destroying animals).Section 1£50.£200.
Education (Scotland) Act 1962 (c. 47)
Offences under the following provisions—Section 43(1) (as amended by Schedule 3 to the Criminal Justice Act 1967).£10 for a first offence and £20 for a second or subsequent offence.£50.
section 35(1) (failure by parent to secure regular attendance by his child at a public school);
section 41 (failure to comply with requirements of school attendance order);
section 42(3) (refusal to allow medical officer of appropriate Health Board to examine child).
Deer Act 1963 (c. 36)
Any offence under the Act.Section 8.£20 for a first offence and £50 for a second or subsequent offence.£500.
Licensing Act 1964 (c. 26)
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Offences under section 174(2) (refusal of person who is drunk etc. to leave licensed premises on request).Section 174(2).£5.£25.
F22. . .
. . . F23 . . . F23 . . . F23 . . . F23
Housing (Scotland) Act 1966 (c. 49)
Offences under section 110(1)(a) and (b) (failure to comply with notice requiring execution of works) where committed in respect of a notice served under section 107 (provision of means of escape from fire).Section 110(1)(a) and (b).£100.£500.
Road Traffic Regulation Act 1967 (c. 76)
Offences under section 13(4) (Contravention of provisions as to use of special roads).Section 13(4) (as amended by Part II of Schedule 5 to the Road Traffic Act 1974).£100.£500.
Police (Scotland) Act 1967 (c. 77)
Offences under section 41(1) (assaults on constables etc), where the offender has not, within the period of two years immediately preceding the offence, been convicted of an offence against the section.Section 41(1).£50.£500.
Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) Act 1967 (c. 83)
Offences under section 7(4) (using prohibited fishing implements etc. in an area of fishery or oyster bed to which section applies).Section 7(4).£2 for a first offence, £5 for a second offence and £10 for a third or subsequent offence.£200.
Abortion Act 1967 (c. 87)
Offences under section 2(3) (contravening or failing to comply with regulations as to notification).Section 2(3).£100.£1000.
Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1968 (c. 34)
Offences under the following provisions—Section 7(1).£100 for a first offence and £200 for a second or subsequent offence.£500.
section 1(1) (prevention of unnecessary pain and distress to livestock);
section 2(2) (breach of regulations with respect to welfare of livestock).
Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 (c. 49)
Offences under section 6(5) (obstructing officer in exercise of power under section 6).Section 6(5).£10 for a first offence and £50 for a second or subsequent offence.£500.
[F6Offences under section 60(3) (failure to comply with regulation etc. in respect of the control of residential and other establishments).][F6Section 60(3).][F6£50.][F6£500.]
[F6Offences under section 61(3) (carrying on establishment without registration).][F6Section 61(3).][F6£50 for a first offence and £100 for a second or subsequent offence.][F6£500.]
[F6Offences under section 62(6) (failure to comply with a condition of the registration of an establishment).][F6Section 62(6).][F6£50 for a first offence and £100 for a second or subsequent offence.][F6£500.]
[F6Offences under section 65(4) (obstructing officer in exercise of power under section 65).][F6Section 65(4).][F6£10 for a first offence and £50 for a second or subsequent offence.][F6£500.]
Gaming Act 1968 (c. 65)
Offences under section 8(5) (gaming in a street or public place).Section 8(5).£50.£500.
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Late Night Refreshment Houses Act 1969 (c.53)
Offences under section 9(4) (refusal of person who is drunk, etc. to leave licensed late night refreshment house on request).Section 11(3).£5.£25.
Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 (c.57)
Offences under section 4(3) (offences in relation to certificates of insurance).Section 4(3).£50.£200.
Offences under section 5 (employer failing to insure employee).Section 5.£200.£500.
Conservation of Seals Act 1970 (c. 30)
Any offence under the Act, except an offence under section 11(7).Section 5(2).£50 for a first offence and £100 for a second or subsequent offence.£500.
Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (c. 38)
Offences under section 17(3) (failure to comply with notice requiring information relating to prescribing supplying etc. of drugs)Schedule 4.£100.£200.
Road Traffic Act 1972 (c. 20)
Offences under section 3 (careless, and inconsiderate, driving).Part I of Schedule 4 (as amended by Part III of Schedule 5 to the Road Traffic Act 1974).£200.£500.
Poisons Act 1972 (c. 66)
Any offence under section 8(1) (contravention of provisions of sections 1 to 7, other than section 6(4), or of the Poisons Rules).Section 8(1).£50.£500.
Offences under section 6(4) (using title etc. falsely to suggest entitlement to sell poison).Section 6(4)£20.£50.
Offences under section 9(8) (obstructing an inspector etc.).Section 9(8).£5.£50.
Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (c.37)
Offences under the following provisions—Section 33(2).£400.£1,000.
section 33(1)(d) (contravening requirement imposed by or under section 14 or obstructing any person in exercise of his powers under section 14);
section 33(1)(e) (contravening requirement imposed by inspector) where the requirement contravened was imposed under section 20;
section 33(1)(f) (preventing etc. any other person from appearing before inspector);
section 33(1)(h) (intentionally obstructing an inspector);
section 33(1)(n) (falsely pretending to be an inspector).
Control Of Pollution Act 1974 (c. 40)
Offences under section 78(1) (burning insulation from a cable).Section 78(2) (as substituted by the Clean Air Enactments (Repeals and Modifications) Regulations 1974).£400.£1,000.
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Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 (c. 51)
Offences against any provision of the Act not specified in the Table in Part I of Schedule 4.Paragraph 1(2) of Schedule 4.£50 for a first offence and £100 for a second or subsequent offence.£500.
Offences under section 1 (fishing with certain instruments for salmon, trout or freshwater fish and possessing certain instruments for fishing for such fish) if not acting with another.The Table in Part I of Schedule 4.£50 for a first offence and £100 for a second or subsequent offence.£500.
Offences under section 19(2) (fishing for salmon during the annual close season or weekly close time).The said Table.£100 for a first offence and £200 for a second or subsequent offence.£500.
Offences under section 19(4) (fishing for trout during the annual close season or weekly close time).The said Table.£100 for a first offence and £200 for a second or subsequent offence.£500.
Offences under section 19(6) (fishing for freshwater fish during the annual close season for freshwater fish and fishing for eels by means of a rod and line during that season).The said Table.£100 for a first offence and £200 for a second or subsequent offence.£500.
Offences under section 19(7) (fishing for rainbow trout during the annual close season for rainbow trout and fishing for eels by means of a rod and line during that season).The said Table.£100 for a first offence and £200 for a second or subsequent offence.£500.
Offences under section 21 (prohibition on use of certain devices at certain times).The said Table.£100 for a first offence and £200 for a second or subsequent offence.£500.
Offences under section 27 (fishing for fish otherwise than under the authority of a licence and possessing an unlicensed instrument with intent to use it for fishing) if not acting with another.The said Table.£50 for a first offence and £100 for a second or subsequent offence.£500.
Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1976 (c. 8)
Offences under section 2(1) (display of support in public for a proscribed organisation).Section 2(1).£400.£1,000.
Offences under paragraph 1(9) of Schedule 3 (contravention of order under section 13).Paragraph 1(9) of Schedule 3.£200.£500.
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Amendments (Textual)

F1Entries relating to Offences Against the Person Act 1861 repealed by Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c. 33, SIF 39:1), s. 170, Sch. 8 para. 16, Sch. 16

F2Entry relating to Merchant Shipping Act 1894 repealed by Criminal Law Act 1977 (c. 45, SIF 39:1), Sch. 7 Pt. II

F4Entries relating to offences under ss. 60(1) and 59(4) of the Public Health Act 1936 repealed (E.W.) by Building Act 1984 (c. 55, SIF 15), s. 133(2), Sch. 7

F5Sch. 6: entry relating to the Architects Registration Act 1938 repealed (1.4.1997) by 1996 c. 53, s. 147, Sch. 3 Pt. II; S.I. 1996/2842, art. 4.

F6Sch. 6: entry repealed (S.) (1.4.2002) by 2001 asp 8, s. 80(1), Sch. 4; S.S.I. 2002/162, art. 2

F7Sch. 6: entry relating to the Education Act 1944 repealed (1.10.1993) by 1993 c. 35, ss. 303, 307, Sch. 19 para. 68, Sch. 21 Pt. I; S.I. 1993/1975, art. 9, Sch. 1

F8In Sch. 6, the entries relating to ss. 14 and 16 of the Water Act 1945 repealed (1.12.1991) by Water Consolidation (Consequential Provisions) Act 1991 (c. 60, SIF 130), ss. 3(1), 4(2), Sch. 3 Pt. I (with s. 2(2), Sch. 2 paras. 10, 14(1), 15)

F9Entries relating to sections 64(1) and 67 of Schedule 3 to the Water Act 1945 repealed by Water Act 1989 (c. 15, SIF 130), s. 190(3), Sch. 27 (with ss. 58(7), 101(1), 141(6), 160(1)(2)(4), 163, 189(4)–(10), 190, 193(1), Sch. 26 paras. 3(1)(2), 17, 40(4), 41(1), 57(6), 58)

F11Entry relating to Children Act 1948 repealed by Child Care Act 1980 (c. 5), s. 90(1), Sch. 6

F12Entry relating to Wireless Telegraphy Act 1949 repealed by Telecommunications Act 1984 (c. 12, SIF 96), s. 109, Sch. 7 Pt. IV

F13Entries relating to Midwives Act 1951 repealed by Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act 1979 (c. 36, SIF 83:1), Sch. 8

F14Entries relating to Midwives (Scotland) Act 1951 repealed by Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act 1979 (c. 36, SIF 83:1), Sch. 8

F15Entry relating to Nurses (Scotland) Act 1951 repealed by Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act 1979 (c. 36, SIF 83:1), Sch. 8

F16Entries relating to Protection of Birds Act 1954 repealed by Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (c. 69, SIF 4:5), Sch. 17 Pt. II

F17Entry relating to the Food and Drugs Act 1955 repealed by Food Act 1984 (c. 30, SIF 53:1), s. 134, Sch. 11

F18Entry relating to Nurses Act 1957 repealed by Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act 1979 (c. 36, SIF 83:1), Sch. 8

F20Entry relating to 130(3) of the Mental Health Act 1959 repealed by Mental Health Act 1983 (c. 20, SIF 85), Sch. 6

F21Entries relating to s. 169 of the Licensing Act 1964 repealed by Licensing Act 1988 (c. 17, SIF 68A:1), s. 19, Sch. 4

F22Sch. 6: entry headed Police Act 1964 repealed (22.8.1996) by 1996 c. 16, ss. 103(3), 104(1), Sch. 9 Pt. I.

F25Sch. 6: entry relating to the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975 repealed (S.) (1.4.1996) by 1995 c. 40, ss. 6, 7(2), Sch. 5.

F26Entries relating to Nursing Homes Act 1975 repealed (E.W.) by Registered Homes Act 1984 (c. 23, SIF 113:3), s. 57, Sch. 3