A reporter for The Independent went out testing how much anti-social behaviour he could get away with now it is legal. Fixed-penalty notices (like Strafbefehle) of up to £100 can be issued for many acts, but the reporter, Josh Sims, came out of it unscathed.
bq. For this part of my day I am joined by a willing accomplice, who obliges me by delivering a real steamer. Despite my – and Fido’s – flagrant flouting of the law, his deposit scarcely raises an eyebrow around the park. Some passers-by even look away, presumably to afford my dog some privacy. Together, we walk away from the scene of the crime without attracting so much as an “excuse me”, and all this in contravention of the Litter (Animal Dropping) Order of 1991.