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Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

Section 86: Modification of Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980

562.This section modifies the effect of section 90(1) of the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980, which provides for the transfer of a fine where it appears to a court or fines officer in England and Wales that the person concerned resides in another jurisdiction in the UK. This is modified in its application to financial penalties enforced under section 85(7) to allow the transfer of a sum where it appears that the person is residing or has property or a source of income in Northern Ireland.

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