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Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 153 and 154: Fixed penalty notice where enforcement notice not complied with or breach of condition notice not complied with

Sections 153 and 154 enable an authorised officer of a council to issue a fixed penalty notice for the offences of failure to comply with an Enforcement Notice or Breach of Condition Notice, offering the offender an opportunity to discharge any liability for the offence without having to go to court.  The amount of the penalty can be such amount as may be prescribed.  The fixed penalty payable is reduced by 25% if paid within 14 days.

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