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Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 20 – Failure to comply with notice: fixed penalty notices

This section inserts Article 14A into the Litter Order to enable an authorised officer of the district council to issue a notice to a person who he has reason to believe has not complied with a litter clearing notice or a street litter control notice, offering that person an opportunity to discharge any liability to conviction for an offence by payment of a fixed penalty. The use of receipts from these fixed penalty notices is dealt with under section 72.

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