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The Environmental Offences (Fixed Penalties) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2022

15 February 2023
Amends/Commences: The Environmental Offences (Fixed Penalties) (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012

Comes into force: 30th December 2022

Jurisdiction: Northern Ireland

The fixed penalties for dog-fouling and littering offences have increased. The penalties can now be between £50 to £200.

A dog-fouling offence under The Dog Control Orders (Prescribed Offences and Penalties, etc.) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 can incur a fixed penalty of between £50 to £80.

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