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The likeliest course of action of a police officer who catches someone urinating in public is a Penalty Notice for Disorder - PND under section 6 of the Public Order Act 1986 as its a pubic order offence.

PNDs are used by officers to deal with low level, anti-social and nuisance behaviour. A fine of £50 or £80 is issued, to be payed within 21 days of receipt of the notice.

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