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Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012

Section 3: Fixed penalties

17.This section amends section 128 of the Antisocial Behaviouretc. (Scotland) Act 2004 to add the offence of Offensive behaviour at regulated football matches in section 1 to the list of offences in respect of which a Fixed Penalty Notice under Part 11 of that Act can be issued. A Fixed Penalty Notice can be issued anywhere in Scotland under the Antisocial Behaviour (Fixed Penalty Offence) (Prescribed Area) (Scotland)Regulations 2007.

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