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UEFA European Championship (Scotland) Act 2020


Section 26: Compensation and recovery of costs

59.This section allows a person whose property is damaged as a result of any action taken by enforcement officers exercising their powers under section 18 or 20 to obtain compensation from Glasgow City Council, although this does not apply if that person has committed a Championship offence. It also allows such a person to obtain compensation from Glasgow City Council if a constable accompanying an enforcement officer damages their property as a result of anything done under section 18 or 20. However, if the damage is caused by a constable who is not accompanying an enforcement officer, it is the Scottish Police Authority that is liable to pay compensation.

60.Subsection (3) allows Ministers to make regulations making provision about: claiming compensation, determining the compensation due, and determining which court, tribunal or other body would determine any disputed compensation.

61.Subsection (4) allows Glasgow City Council to recover the cost of enforcement from the person who committed the Championship offence.

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