Recital Number 152

Action where necessary for unharmonised administrative penalties*


Where this Regulation does not harmonise administrative penalties or where necessary in other cases, for example in cases of serious infringements of this Regulation, Member States should implement a system which provides for effective, proportionate and dissuasive penalties. The nature of such penalties, criminal or adminis­trative, should be determined by Member State law.


*Unofficial title for ease of reference