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Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 27 – Fixed penalties

40.Section 27 allows council officers and police constables to issue fixed penalty notices (FPN) for all offences contained in Chapters 1 and 2 of this Act. Fixed penalty notices may not be issued to under 16s. Schedule 1 to the Act makes further provision in relation to the fixed penalty notice regime.

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