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Civil Defence Act 1939

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47Penalty for failure to comply with notice

If any persons on whom a notice is served under any of the preceding provisions of this Part of this Act fail to comply with the requirements thereof, they shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds, and, if the failure in respect of which they were so convicted continues after the conviction, they shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds for each day on which the offence continues :

Provided that the court by which any persons are convicted under this subsection may fix a reasonable period from the date of the conviction for the compliance by them with the requirements of the notice, and, where the court has fixed, such a period, the said daily penalty shall not be recoverable in respect of any day before the expiration thereof.

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