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Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006

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Payment of fixed penaltyE+W+S+N.I.

8(1)If the alleged offender decides to pay the fixed penalty, he must pay it to the relevant officer specified in the notice.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)Payment of the penalty may be made by properly addressing, pre-paying and posting a letter containing the amount of the penalty (in cash or otherwise).

(3)Sub-paragraph (4) applies if a person—

(a)claims to have made payment by that method; and

(b)shows that his letter was posted.

(4)Unless the contrary is proved, payment is to be regarded as made at the time at which the letter would be delivered in the ordinary course of post.

(5)Sub-paragraph (2) does not prevent the payment of a penalty by other means.

(6)A letter is properly addressed for the purposes of sub-paragraph (2) if it is addressed in accordance with the requirements specified in the fixed penalty notice.

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