(1) If any person, in contravention of a tree preservation order [tree preservation regulations]—
(a) cuts down, uproots or wilfully destroys a tree; or
(b) wilfully damages, tops or lops a tree in such a manner as to be likely to destroy it, [or
(c) causes or permits the carrying out of any of the activities in paragraph (a) or (b),]
he shall be guilty of an offence.
(2) A person guilty of an offence under subsection (1) shall be liable [on summary conviction, or on conviction on indictment, to a fine].
(3) In determining the amount of any fine to be imposed
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