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Town Police Clauses Act 1847

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29 Penalty on drunken persons, &c. guilty of riotous or indecent behaviour. E+W+S+N.I.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F1 every person guilty of any violent or indecent behaviour in any police office or any police station house, within the limits of the special Act, shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding forty shillings for every such offence, or, in the discretion of the justice before whom he is convicted, to imprisonment for a period not exceeding seven days.

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C1S. 29, as incorporated in any other enactment, amended by Penalties for Drunkenness Act 1962 (c. 52), s. 1(1)(b), (2)(b)

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