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Use of Fixed Penalty Notices for Household Waste Duty of Care

This report considers whether fixed penalties for breaches of household waste duty of care should be introduced and at what amount they should be set.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant effect on communities living or working in any ward in Cambridge;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/02/2019

Decision due: 21 Mar 2019 by Executive Councillor for Transport and Community Safety

Lead member: Executive Councillor for Transport and Community Safety

Department: Environmental Services

Contact: Wendy Johnston, Community Engagement and Enforcement Manager Email: wendy.johnston@cambridge.gov.uk.

Additional Information: This is a key item and will automatically appear on the agenda.

Background Information: The Environmental Protection (Miscellaneous Amendments) (England and Wales) Regulations 2018, came into force in January 2019 which gives the council the ability to issue fixed penalties for breaches of household waste duty of case as an alternative to prosecution.

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