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Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Act 1988

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22Refusal to pay tolls

(1)Any person who, without reasonable excuse, refuses or fails to pay any toll for which he is liable or attempts to evade payment of any such toll shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

(2)The powers mentioned in subsection (3) below are exercisable in relation to any such person (referred to in that subsection as the person in default) by any traffic officer or by any person employed at the crossing for the purpose of the collection of tolls.

(3)Those powers are—

(a)to refuse to permit the person in default to pass through any place at which tolls are payable;

(b)whether by himself or with such assistance as he thinks necessary, to prevent the person in default from passing through any such place; and

(c)to require the person in default to leave the crossing by such route as a traffic officer may direct.

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