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Man fined £900 for putting tent up on Hampstead Heath without permission

PUBLISHED: 17:09 11 November 2013 | UPDATED: 18:47 11 November 2013

A man was fined £900 for putting a tent up on Hampstead Heath without permission

A man was fined £900 for putting a tent up on Hampstead Heath without permission

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A man who broke a byelaw by putting up a tent on Hampstead Heath without permission has been ordered to pay nearly £900.

Janusz Slater of Northampton Park, Canonbury, erected a bivouac-style tent, a low-lying tent often used in mountain climbing, on Hampstead Heath without a permit on June 27.

Slater, who did not attend court, was accused of causing or permitting a bivouac-style tent on Hampstead Heath without obtaining a permit, in breach of Heath byelaws.

He was fined £500 and was also told to pay £375 in costs and a £50 victim surcharge at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Thursday October 31.


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