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UEFA European Championship (Scotland) Act 2020


Section 30: Penalties

66.This section sets out the penalties associated with each of the Championship offences. The level of penalties, apart from that associated with the offence of obstructing an enforcement officer, replicate those for similar offences in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games Act 2008.

67.Subsection (1) makes a person convicted of a ticket touting or obstruction offence liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale (currently £5,000).

68.Subsection (2) makes a person convicted of a trading offence or an advertising offence liable on conviction on indictment to an unlimited fine or on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £20,000.

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