Road Traffic (Amendment No. 4) (Jersey) Law 2007

A LAW to amend further the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956.

Adopted by the States                                          26th September 2006

Sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council           2nd May 2007

Registered by the Royal Court                                      18th May 2007

THE STATES, subject to the sanction of Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law –

1        Article 90 substituted

For Article 90 of the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956[1] there shall be substituted the following Article –

“90    Application of fines

(1)     A fine imposed for an offence under Articles 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 51 and 53 shall be awarded for the benefit of Her Majesty.

(2)     Despite paragraph (1), if a fine in relation to an offence under Article 21 is inflicted and levied summarily by a Connétable or Centenier of the parish where the offence was committed, the fine shall be awarded for the benefit of the parish and shall be applied towards the general expenses of the parish.

(3)     A fine imposed for –

(a)     an offence under this Law, other than an offence specified in paragraph (1); or

(b)     an offence under any Order,

shall be awarded for the benefit of the annual income of the States.

(4)     Despite paragraph (3), if a fine in relation to –

(a)     an offence under this Law, other than an offence specified in paragraph (1); or

(b)     an offence under any Order,

is inflicted and levied summarily by a Connétable or Centenier of the parish where the offence was committed –

(i)      half of the fine shall be awarded for the benefit of the annual income of the States; and

(ii)      half of the fine shall be awarded for the benefit of the parish and shall be applied towards the cost of maintaining by-roads of the parish.”.

2        Citation and commencement

This Law may be cited as the Road Traffic (Amendment No. 4) (Jersey) Law 2007 and shall come into force on the seventh day after it is registered.

m.n. de la haye

Greffier of the States

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 25.550


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