notice of intended prosecution


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notice of intended prosecution

intimation that must be made to a person of the intention to prosecute him for a road traffic offence and which is necessary if court proceedings are to follow. The notice must be given within 14 days of the alleged commission of the offence. It is necessary only for certain offences. Generally, it does not apply to cases where there has been a road accident.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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When he was sent a Notice of Intended Prosecution, he nominated a made-up person living at a housing association property.
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The trial had heard how, as the registered keeper of the Nissan Micra, Onasanya was sent a Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIP) to fill out and return.
The trial had heard how as the registered keeper of the Nissan Micra, Onasanya was sent a Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIP) to fill out and return.
Despite accepting he was driving the car at that speed, he will not face action because a notice of intended prosecution (NIP) was not received until one day after the statutory 14-day time limit.
Despite accepting driving the car at that speed, he will not face action because a notice of intended prosecution (NIP) was not received until one day after the statutory 14-day time limit.
But he said the notice of intended prosecution arrived one day outside the statutory 14-day window, and was therefore "defective".
He accepted he was driving at that speed but will not face action because a notice of intended prosecution was not received until one day after the 14-day legal time limit.
When you receive a speeding fine, the first notification you will receive is called a notice of intended prosecution (NIP) which is where you need to inform the police who was driving at the time under Section 172 of the Road Traffic Act 1998.
The owner of the car will be sent a Notice of Intended Prosecution.
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