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is it legal to throw cigarettes out of the window?

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is it legal to throw cigarettes out of the window?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 3 years ago.

Jo C. :

Hi. Thank you for your question. My name is Jo and I will try to help with this. Are they just being thrown out on the street?

JACUSTOMER-fz1c6t14- :

yes indeed

JACUSTOMER-fz1c6t14- :

there is a parking lot too

JACUSTOMER-fz1c6t14- :

are you here?

Expert:  Jo C. replied 3 years ago.
I have converted this to Q and A because I couldn't see your responses.

No, its not legal to do that. Its an offence under the Environmental Protection Act of literring basically and the local council can issue a fixed penalty fine usually by CCTV.

I'm very sorry if this is bad news.

Jo