1 Citation, commencement and extent

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

(2)    This Order extends to England only.

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Initial Commencement
Specified date

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

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2 Amount of fixed penalty

2Amount of fixed penalty

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.

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Initial Commencement
Specified date

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

3 Revocation

3Revocation

The Litter (Fixed Penalty) Order 1996 is revoked.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

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

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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 88 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 provides for the payment of a fixed penalty to discharge any liability to conviction for the offence of leaving litter under section 87 of that Act. This Order, which applies to England only, increases the fixed penalty from £25 to £50.

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