Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 2011

Offence to live off proceeds of begging.

6.— A person who derives a living, in whole or in part, from the proceeds of begging by another person and who, in relation to that person, commits an offence under section 5 or aids and abets the commission of such an offence is guilty of an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a class A fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or both.