House lifts restriction on where traffic tickets can be paid

A bill was passed on Thursday evening that paves the way for persons ticketed for traffic offences to pay their fines in any jurisdiction.

The Summary Jurisdiction (Procedure) (Amendment) Bill 2013 was presented for its second reading by Legal Affairs Minister and Attorney General Anil Nandlall, who said that the amendment will serve to provide greater convenience for persons wanting to pay their ticket fines, and allow for a more efficient collection of revenue.

The Bill states that “A person upon whom a member of the Police Force has served a notice under subsection (1) may, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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