The Environmental Offences (Fixed Penalties) (England) Regulations 2017

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2017/1050

2017No. 1050

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, ENGLAND

The Environmental Offences (Fixed Penalties) (England) Regulations 2017

Made30thOctober2017

Laid before Parliament1stNovember2017

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1

The Secretary of State makes these Regulations in exercise of the powers—

(a) in sections 2A(11) and 2C(2)(d) and (3) of the Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978 (and for those sections, the Secretary of State is, for England, the appropriate person as defined in section 11(1) of that Act)( 1),

(b) in sections 5B(12) and 5C(3)(b) and (4) of the Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act 1989 (and for those sections, the Secretary of State is, for England, the appropriate person as defined in section 9(1) of that Act)( 2),

(c) in sections 34A(12), 47ZB(4) and (5) and 73A(2)(b), (3) and (8) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (and for those sections, the Secretary of State is, for England, the appropriate person as defined in section 29(1A)(a) of that Act)( 3),

(d) in sections 88(11) and 97A(1) to (3) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (and for those sections, the Secretary of State is, for England, the appropriate person as defined in section 98(1A)(a) of that Act)( 4),

(e) in sections 8A(4) and (5) and 9(4A)(b) and (4B) of the Noise Act 1996 (and for those sections, the Secretary of State is, for England, the appropriate person as defined in section 11(2A)(a) of that Act)( 5),

(f) in sections 43A(4) to (6) and 47(4) of the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003 (and for those sections, the Secretary of State is, for England, the appropriate person as defined in section 47(1) of that Act)( 6),

(g) in sections 6(11) and 8(2)(d) and (3) of the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005 (and for those sections, the Secretary of State is, for England, the appropriate person as defined in section 9(2) of that Act)( 7), and

(h) in sections 74(4) and (5) and 75(2)(d) and (3) of the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005 (and for those sections, the Secretary of State is, for England, the appropriate person as defined in section 81(1) of that Act).

Citation, commencement and expiry

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Environmental Offences (Fixed Penalties) (England) Regulations 2017.

(2) These Regulations (except regulation 5) come into force on 1st April 2018.

(3) Regulation 5 comes into force on 1st April 2019.

(4) Regulation 4 ceases to have effect at the end of 31st March 2019.

Penalty range: audible intruder alarms

2. The amount of a fixed penalty capable of being specified by a local authority under section 74(2)(a) of the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005 is not less than £50 and not more than £80.

Penalty range: commercial etc. waste receptacles and noise

3. The amount of a fixed penalty capable of being specified by any of the following under the corresponding section is not less than £75 and not more than £110—

(a) a waste collection authority under section 47ZB(2)(a) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 in respect of an offence under section 47 of that Act;

(b) a local authority under section 8A(2)(a) of the Noise Act 1996.

Penalty range: litter, distribution of printed matter, and graffiti and fly-posting: 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019

4. The amount of a fixed penalty capable of being specified by any of the following under the corresponding section is not less than £50 and not more than £150—

(a) a principal litter authority under section 88(6A)(a) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990( 8);

(b) a principal litter authority under paragraph 7(4)(a) of Schedule 3A to the Environmental Protection Act 1990( 9);

(c) a relevant local authority under section 43A(1)(a) of the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003.

Penalty range: litter, distribution of printed matter, and graffiti and fly-posting: 1st April 2019 onwards

5. The amount of a fixed penalty capable of being specified by any of the following under the corresponding section is not less than £65 and not more than £150—

(a) a principal litter authority under section 88(6A)(a) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990;

(b) a principal litter authority under paragraph 7(4)(a) of Schedule 3A to the...

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