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Communications Act 2003

Section 37: Penalties for contravention of s. 33

96.If a person has contravened section 33 and, by the end of the period specified in the notification given under section 35, he has not provided OFCOM with all the information needed to remedy the contravention, OFCOM may impose a penalty. OFCOM may also impose a penalty if a person contravenes a requirement of an enforcement notification given under section 36. In deciding on the amount of a financial penalty under section 37, OFCOM are required to consider whether the financial penalty is appropriate and proportionate, and to take account of any representations made by the person concerned, and any steps taken by him to comply with section 33. The financial penalty shall not, in any event, exceed £10,000.

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