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Communications Act 2003

Section 112: Penalties for contravention of code restrictions

267.Where a notified provider has not complied with a requirement notified under section 110 or 111, or remedied the consequences of the notified contravention, OFCOM may impose a penalty. In deciding on the amount of a financial penalty, OFCOM are required to consider whether the fine 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 the condition or restriction in question. The maximum fine that may be imposed under this section is £10,000. The Secretary of State may by order amend this provision so as to substitute a different maximum penalty.

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