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Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020

Part 2 - Fiscal fines

Fixed penalty: conditional offer by procurator fiscal

123.Paragraph 7 of schedule 4 increases the maximum available fixed penalty that may be offered by the procurator fiscal under section 302 of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 from £300 to £500.

124.Paragraph 7(4) makes consequential modification to the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 Fixed Penalty Order 2008 (S.S.I. 2008/108) by substituting the scale of fixed penalties with a new scale in order to reflect the increased maximum penalty.

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