1 Citation, commencement and extent

(1)    This Order may be cited as the Dog Fouling (Fixed Penalty) (England) Order 2002 and shall come into force on 1st April 2002.

(2)    This Order extends to England only.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2002: see para (1) above.

2 Amount of fixed penalty

2Amount of fixed penalty

For the purposes of section 4 of the Dogs (Fouling of Land) Act 1996 (fixed penalty notices), for the amount of £25 specified as the amount of the fixed penalty in section 88(6) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 substitute the amount of £50.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2002: see art 1(1).

3 Revocation

3Revocation

Article 3 of the Dog Fouling (Fixed Penalties) Order 1996 (amount of fixed penalty) is revoked.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2002: see art 1(1).

Signature

Michael Meacher

Minister of State

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

24th February 2002

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

Section 4 of the Dogs (Fouling of Land) Act 1996 provides for the payment of a fixed penalty to discharge any liability to conviction for the offence of failing to remove dog faeces under section 3 of that Act. This Order, which applies to England only, increases the fixed penalty from £25 to £50.