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Rent Book Irregularities

Volume 895: debated on Wednesday 18 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many prosecutions there were under Section 62(4) and (5) of the Rent Act 1968 during each of the last five years; and what was the average penalty imposed in the cases where a conviction was obtained.

Following is the available information:

YearPersons proceeded againstPersons found guiltyPenalty
197011Fined £1 for each of 5 offences.
197122One fined £5.
One fined £15.