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Explanatory Memorandum to Local Government (Northern Ireland) Order 2005

Article 30 - Use of fixed penalty receipts

20.This Article amends Article 6 of the Litter (NI) Order 1994 enabling councils to retain receipts from fixed penalty notices issued for littering and dog-fouling. Currently these receipts are paid to the Department. The Article enables councils to use the receipts to carry out their enforcement functions under the 1994 Order and any other functions that the Department might specify in regulations.

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