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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Paragraph 5: Road Traffic Offender (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

This paragraph amends the 1996 Order in relation to fixed penalties.  It inserts a definition of  “collection order” (para. 4(1)), changes the time limit for registration of a sum payable in default (para.4(2)), allows for a referral to a district judge (magistrates’ courts) to decide whether a collection order should be imposed (para. 4(3)), allows for a collection order to be included as a proceeding for enforcing payment of the sum (para. 4(4)) and allows for a collection order to be made with regards to a sum payable in default without the need for a court hearing (para. 4(5)).

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