fixed penalty notice

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fixed penalty notice

a notice that offers the alleged offender the opportunity to pay a fine, in which case the matter is not prosecuted, thereby sparing the offender a conviction and saving time and expense. The alleged offender has the option to proceed to refuse and be charged with the offence.
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Three days later he answered bail in Nuneaton where he was served with a penalty notice for disorder.
Issue a fixed penalty notice for disorder which is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress.
Another was given a penalty notice for disorder, while two were released without charge.
He was also served with a penalty notice for disorder.
The man, 56, who was from the local area was arrested for a public order offence and issued with a fixed penalty notice for disorder.
And the man was quickly handed a penalty notice for disorder and told to pay pounds 80.
People who are issued with a Penalty Notice for Disorder (PND) for drunk and disorderly or alcohol related public order will now have the opportunity to attend a three hour course - and see their fines halved.
Officers returned the next day and issued him with a penalty notice for disorder for committing a public order offence after his decision to leave the item on view.
Once the man had calmed down, he was issued with a penalty notice for disorder under section 5 of the Public Order Act.
He was arrested, taken to New Street police station and issued with a penalty notice for disorder.
Last night transport police said: "Once the man had calmed down he was issued with a penalty notice for disorder.
A police source said yesterday: "We are seeking to impose a fixed penalty notice for disorder.