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5.—(1) Where a person is a railway undertaking to which these Regulations apply, that person shall not provide a train service in Great Britain unless he is authorised to do so by a European licence which is appropriate for that train service, and any person who provides such a service without such a licence shall be guilty of an offence.
(2) Any person who is guilty of an offence under this regulation shall be liable—
(a)on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum;
(b)on conviction on indictment, to a fine.
(3) No proceedings shall be instituted in England and Wales in respect of an offence under this regulation except by or on behalf of the ORR.
(4) In this regulation the expression “European licence” includes a licence granted pursuant to any action taken by an EEA State for the purpose of implementing the 1995 Directive.
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