DumSpiroSpero Posted August 11, 2020 Share Posted August 11, 2020 1 hour ago, truegroup said: Really, is this the state of truthers now? Unbelievable that you can even feed yourself with a spoon and not cause self harm! https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2020/791/regulation/7/made Fixed penalty notices 7.—(1) An authorised person may issue a fixed penalty notice to anyone that the authorised person reasonably believes— (a)has committed an offence under these Regulations, and (b)is aged 18 or over. (2) A fixed penalty notice is a notice offering the person to whom it is issued the opportunity of discharging any liability to conviction for the offence by payment of a fixed penalty to the authority specified in the notice. (3) The authority specified in the notice must be an officer designated by the Secretary of State for the purposes of this regulation (“the designated officer”). (4) Where a person is issued with a notice under this regulation in respect of an offence— (a)no proceedings may be taken for the offence before the end of the period of 28 days following the date of the notice; (b)the person may not be convicted of the offence if the person pays the fixed penalty before the end of that period. (5) A fixed penalty notice must— (a)give reasonably detailed particulars of the circumstances alleged to constitute the offence; (b)state the period during which (because of paragraph (4)(a)) proceedings will not be taken for the offence; (c)specify the amount of the fixed penalty; (d)state the name and address of the designated officer to whom the fixed penalty may be paid; (e)specify permissible methods of payment. (6) The amount specified under paragraph (5)(c) must, subject to paragraph (7), be £100. (7) A fixed penalty notice must specify that if £50 is paid before the end of the period of 14 days following the date of the notice that is the amount of the fixed penalty. (8) Whatever other method may be specified under paragraph (5)(e), payment of a fixed penalty may be made by pre-paying and posting to the person whose name is stated under paragraph (5)(d), at the stated address, a letter containing the amount of the penalty (in cash or otherwise). (9) Where a letter is sent as mentioned in paragraph (8), payment is regarded as having been made at the time at which the letter would be delivered in the ordinary course of the post. (10) In any proceedings, a certificate— (a)that purports to be signed by or on behalf of the designated officer, and (b)states that the payment was, or was not, received by the date specified in the certificate, is evidence of the facts stated. (11) In this regulation, “authorised person” means— (a)a constable, (b)a police community support officer, (c)in relation to any transport hub from or to which a TfL public transport service is provided, a TfL officer, or (d)a person designated by the Secretary of State for the purposes of this regulation. Educate yourself, read. https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2020/791/contents/made And wear a bloody mask. You forgot the part about exemptions, let me help you out As you can see if you find wearing a mask psychologically disressing you don't have to wear one and you are exempt This law is uninforceable because of that particular loophole. That's why they are fining only a small amount of people who aren't clued up about the law (also because normally they have better things to do). If you know your rights and print off the legislation and put it in your pocket you will be all set. DON'T WEAR A MASK. Hold your head up high and go about your business as usual. A lion does not concern himself with the opinions of sheep. Reasonable excuse 4.—(1) For the purposes of regulation 3(1), the circumstances in which a person (“P”) has a reasonable excuse include those where— (a)P cannot put on, wear or remove a face covering— (i)because of any physical or mental illness or impairment, or disability (within the meaning of section 6 of the Equality Act 2010(1)), or (ii)without severe distress; 3 2 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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