Covid-19 and the criminal law Contents



1 Introduction

Chapter 2: Creating covid-19 offences

Responsibility for criminal law policy within Government

The role of the House of Commons and the introduction of criminal offences

The Government’s communication of covid-19 offences

2 The enforcement of covid-19 offences

Fixed penalty notices

£10,000 fixed penalty notices

The error rate and unpaid fixed penalty notices

The internal review process

The single justice procedure

Annex: Covid-19 fixed penalty notice fine values

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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