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Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009

Paragraph 4: Combination of sanctions

921.The enforcement authority may only combine sanctions for the same offence in certain ways. In addition to the combinations prohibited in paragraphs 2 and 3, it may not take the following action in relation to the same offence:


impose a fixed monetary penalty where a variable monetary penalty has been imposed;


impose a variable monetary penalty where a fixed monetary penalty has been imposed;


impose a variable monetary penalty or stop notice where the person has discharged liability for a fixed monetary penalty under subsection (2)(b) of section 94;


impose a fixed monetary penalty where a stop notice has been issued;


issue a stop notice where a fixed monetary penalty has been imposed.

922.All other permutations are permitted.

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