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London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (Amendment) Act 2011

Section 3 – Sale of tickets – increase of maximum fine

53.This section increases the maximum penalty for the illegal sale of 2012 Games tickets from £5,000 to £20,000. The new higher penalty applies only to offences committed after the commencement of the provision: see subsection (2).

54.Offences under section 31 of the 2006 Act will remain summary only, despite the higher level of fine available.

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