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SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 2N.I.COLLECTION ORDERS: MINOR AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2015N.I.

8—(1) In section 24 (prosecutorial fines: registration of sum payable in default), in subsection (2)(a), for “21 days” substitute “ 28 days ”.N.I.

(2) After section 24(3) insert—

(3A) The fines clerk must refer the case to a district judge (magistrates' courts) for the judge to consider whether to make a collection order; and the order may be made without a court hearing.

(3B) Where a collection order is made in that case, the date specified in the order as the date by which the sum due must be paid must, unless the court directs otherwise, be the same as the date specified in the notice of registration under subsection (2)(a).

(3) In section 25 (challenge to notice), in subsection (7), after “enforcing payment of that sum” insert “ (including the making of a collection order) ”.

(4) In section 26 (setting aside of sum enforceable under section 24), in subsection (3), after “enforcing payment of that sum” insert “ (including the making of a collection order) ”.

(5) In section 27 (interpretation), at the appropriate place insert—

collection order” means an order under section 3 of the Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2016;.

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 2 para. 8 in operation at 1.6.2018 by S.R. 2018/99, art. 2(c)