Clause 68 - Civil penalties for road traffic contraventions

Part of Traffic Management Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:15 am on 5th February 2004.

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Photo of Christopher Chope Christopher Chope Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) 10:15 am, 5th February 2004

I am not sure that the Minister has understood the point. If representations cannot be made within the first 14 days, which is the situation under the current regulations, the person thinking of making those representations is deprived of the opportunity of receiving the 50 per cent. discount that he would get if the penalty was paid within 14 days.