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Food (Scotland) Act 2015

Section 41: Income from fixed penalties to be paid to the Scottish Ministers

49.This section states that sums received by enforcement authorities for payment of fixed penalty notices must be paid over to the Scottish Ministers. This will ensure that enforcement authorities are not seen to be using fixed penalty notices to pay for services they provide.

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