fixed penalty notice


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fixed penalty notice

a notice that offers the alleged offender the opportunity to pay a fine, in which case the matter is not prosecuted, thereby sparing the offender a conviction and saving time and expense. The alleged offender has the option to proceed to refuse and be charged with the offence.
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The police can give you an on-the-spot fixed penalty notice for many minor offences or ask you to take a breath test if they believe it is necessary.
A report says: "All schools were consulted and briefed prior to the implementation of the fixed penalty notice process, therefore all Wrexham schools are now able to utilise the process to address persistent school absence.
Contract notice: Framework Agreement for the provision of a Supplementary Fixed Penalty Notice Enforcement Service.
The officer will issue the fixed penalty notice and take the person's name and address so it can be logged and payment chased if required.
Drivers of vehicles failing the Emission Test will be issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice of PS60 which will be waived completely if the motorist can show that the vehicle had passed an MOT test within the preceding year and if the emissions defect is rectified within 14 days.
Hepple was issued with a PS300 fixed penalty notice, which remains unpaid.
It would be interesting to know what the fixed penalty notice charges are.
Figures show 29,723 people were issued with a fixed penalty notice for breaking the speed limit after being caught on camera in 2013 - the latest year for which data is available.
Bosses say the extra investment means offenders are twice as likely to get a fixed penalty notice.
Since April 2006, UK police forces have been able to use the new scheme to educate drivers by enabling those who have committed an eligible offence to attend a Speed Awareness course rather than receive a fixed penalty notice.
It was understood he was assaulted by a male and female when he issued a Fixed Penalty Notice.