If an EU citizen (and EU resident) travels to the UK and receives a FNP (fixed notice penalty) in the UK for littering, can the UK still enforce the fine? Would the UK authorities need something more than the ID of the person to enforce payment?

Is a FNP, from a legal perspective, like a traffic violation? Is enforcement common?


Yes, thee fine can be enforced

The UK is unlikely to pursue the perpetrators a foreign jurisdiction to collect but they can.

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    There is a reasonable chance that the perpetrator will be flagged when they try to enter the U.K. again and have the choice of paying on the spot or be refused entry. Usually happens for unpaid hospital bills.
    – gnasher729
    Jun 4 '20 at 9:01

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