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Public Health (Wales) Act 2017

Section 82 - Offences

168.This section sets out the offences which apply in relation to this Part of the Act. Amongst others, offences will be committed if a person fails to comply with the licensing or approval conditions, or fails to comply with enforcement action ordered by a local authority such as a stop notice or a remedial action notice, without reasonable cause. There is also an offence for making a false or misleading statement (including if the person knows or is reckless as to whether it is false or misleading) when applying for a licence or approval of a premises or vehicle.

169.Upon conviction, a person found guilty of an offence under this section is liable to an unlimited fine.

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