Police have the power to issue Penalty Notices for the following offences under The Royal Parks and Open Spaces Regulations 1997.
- Regulation 3 - dropping or leaving litter or refuse
- Regulation 3 - unauthorised cycling
- Regulation 3 - dog fouling
Please see the related links to The Royal Parks site in the related links section.
The Order includes the following Royal Parks and open spaces:
- St James's Park
- Green Park
- Hyde Park
- Kensington Gardens
- Richmond Park
- The Regent's Park
- Primrose Hill
- Bushy Park
- Greenwich Park
- Brompton Cemetary
- Parliament Square
- Tower Gardens
- Victoria Tower Gardens
A £50 penalty notice may be issued where a Police officer has reason to believe that a person has committed any of these three offences whilst inside The Royal Parks.
Once issued with a PND, the recipient has 21 days to either pay the penalty or request a court hearing. Should the recipient fail to comply with the 21 day period, a penalty amount of £75 is automatically registered against them by the magistrates' court.