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Seeking business by approaching potential customers. Under section 166 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 it is a summary offence (punishable by a fine) for unauthorized persons to offer or display for sale, in a public place, a ticket for a designated football match or other sporting event for which more than 6000 tickets are issued. Similarly, it is a summary offence (punishable by a fine) for taxi operators to solicit persons to hire vehicles to carry them as passengers unless they are licensed operators within an authorized scheme that permits such soliciting.

Subjects: Law.


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