The Penalties for Disorderly Behaviour (Amount of Penalty) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2013

Cited as:SI 2013/1579
Jurisdiction:England & Wales

2013No. 1579

CRIMINAL LAW, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Penalties for Disorderly Behaviour (Amount of Penalty) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2013

27thJune2013

28thJune2013

1stJuly2013

The Secretary of State makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 3(1) and 10A(2)(b) of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001( 1):

Citation and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Penalties for Disorderly Behaviour (Amount of Penalty) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2013 and comes into force on 1st July 2013.

Revocation

2. The Penalties for Disorderly Behaviour (Amount of Penalty) (Amendment) Order 2013( 2) is revoked.

Amendments to the Penalties for Disorderly Behaviour (Amount of Penalty) Order 2002

3.-(1) The Penalties for Disorderly Behaviour (Amount of Penalty) Order 2002( 3) is amended as follows.

(2) In article 2 (amount of penalty payable in respect of a penalty offence)( 4)-

(a) in paragraph (a), for "£80" substitute "£90"; and(b) in paragraph (b), for "£50" substitute "£60".

(3) In the heading of Part 1 of the Schedule( 5), for "£80" substitute "£90".

(4) In the heading of Part 2 of the Schedule( 6), for "£50" substitute "£60".

Saving provision

4. The amendments made by article 3 are of no effect in relation to an offence alleged to have been committed before 1st July 2013.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Lord McNally

Minister of State

Ministry of Justice

27th June 2013

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order is made under section 3(1) of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (c.16)and amends the Penalties for Disorderly Behaviour (Amount of Penalty) Order 2002 ( S.I. 2002/1837) ("the 2002 Order").

Article 3 of this Order amends the 2002 Order with the effect that the penalties payable in respect of penalty offences are increased. The term "penalty offence" is defined in section 1 of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001. This Order raises the penalties by £10; from £80 to £90 in the case of a penalty offence falling within Part 1 of the Schedule to the 2002 Order; and from £50 to £60 in the case of a penalty offence falling within Part 2 of the Schedule to the 2002 Order.

Article 4 provides that the amendments to the 2002 Order in article 3 will not apply to an offence alleged to have been committed before 1st July 2013. The amounts specified in the 2002 Order applicable before that date will continue to apply in respect of that conduct.

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