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LITTER ACT 2007 - SECT 38

38. Recovery of costs arising from litter abatement notices

(1) If a person fails to remove litter or clear or restore a place in accordance with a litter abatement notice, the Crown or, as the case may be, a council, statutory authority or other body which has the control or management of the place where the offence occurred may cause those measures to be taken.
(2) The reasonable costs incurred in carrying out those measures –

(a) are payable by the person specified in the abatement notice; and

(b) are recoverable as a debt in a court of competent jurisdiction.



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