210 Penalties for non-compliance with tree preservation order [regulations]
210 Penalties for non-compliance with tree preservation order [regulations]

(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].