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Houses in Multiple Occupation Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 65: Fixed penalty: effect of notice

Where a fixed penalty notice is served on a person in respect of an offence, no criminal proceedings may be commenced against the person for the offence before the time specified in the notice has elapsed.  The person may not be convicted of the offence if the person pays the fixed penalty notice.

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