Criminal Law

Part of Theft from Shops (Use of Penalty Notices for Disorder) – in the House of Commons at 4:39 pm on 11th March 2009.

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Photo of Humfrey Malins Humfrey Malins Conservative, Woking 4:39 pm, 11th March 2009

May I say from a personal point of view that I do not think that many of us have an objection to penalty notices for fairly minor matters, such as being drunk on a highway or depositing litter. I hope that Keith Vaz will take that point on board. However, I strongly differentiate those minor matters from offences such as possession of cannabis or theft, which are potentially very serious.

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