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Public Health (Wales) Act 2017

Section 119 - Fixed penalty receipts for food hygiene rating offences

259.This section amends section 22 of the Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Act 2013. That section regulates the use of monies received by county and county borough councils in Wales in payment of fixed penalties in connection with various offences relevant to the mandatory display of food hygiene rating stickers required by the 2013 Act.

260.Section 22 of the 2013 Act requires councils to pay monies received to the Welsh Ministers; this section instead enables a council to use fixed penalty receipts for the purpose of its functions relating to the enforcement of the provisions of the 2013 Act, and regulations made under it.

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