The Legislative Reform (Revocation of Prescribed Form of Penalty Notice for Disorderly Behaviour) Order 2010

Cited as:SI 2010/64
Jurisdiction:UK Non-devolved

2010No. 64

REGULATORY REFORM, ENGLAND AND WALES

CRIMINAL LAW, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Legislative Reform (Revocation of Prescribed Form of Penalty Notice for Disorderly Behaviour) Order 2010

12thJanuary2010

The Secretary of State for Justice makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 1 of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006( 1).

For the purposes of section 3(1) of that Act, the Secretary of State considers that the conditions specified in section 3(2) of that Act are satisfied.

The Secretary of State has consulted in accordance with section 13(1) of that Act.

The Secretary of State laid a draft Order and an explanatory document before Parliament in accordance with section 14(1) of that Act.

Pursuant to section 15 of that Act, the affirmative resolution procedure (within the meaning of Part 1 of that Act) applies in relation to the making of the Order.

In accordance with section 17(2) of that Act, the draft has been approved by resolution of each House of Parliament after the expiry of the 40-day period referred to in that provision.

Citation, commencement and extent

1.-(1)This Order may be cited as The Legislative Reform (Revocation of Prescribed Form of Penalty Notice for Disorderly Behaviour) Order 2010 and shall come into force on the day after the date on which the Order is made.

(2)It extends to England and Wales only.

Amendments

2.Section 3 of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001( 2) is amended as follows-

(a) omit paragraph (a) of subsection (3),(b) omit subsection (4), and(c) in subsection (5), omit the words "regulations or".

Revocations

3.The following Regulations and provisions are revoked-

(a) the Penalties for Disorderly Behaviour (Form of Penalty Notice) Regulations 2002( 3),(b) the Penalties for Disorderly Behaviour (Form of Penalty Notice) (Amendment) Regulations 2004( 4),(c) article 2 of the Courts Act 2005 (Consequential Provisions) (No. 2) Order 2005( 5) insofar only as it applies to paragraph 200 of the Schedule to that Order, and(d) the Penalties for Disorderly Behaviour (Form of Penalty Notice) (Amendment) Regulations 2005( 6).

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Claire Ward

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Ministry of Justice

12th January 2010

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order repeals the requirement that penalty notices for disorder must be in a form prescribed by regulations made by the...

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