Frequently asked Questions about Spot Fines


What are Spot Fines?
Spot Fines are issued for minor unlawful misdemeanours by a peace officer (usually a policeman) in cases where the offender admits guilt. By that both state and accused save themselves the time and money for a magistrate issuing a formal verdict – once a fine is paid, the case is closed.

What is the maximum amount I can pay on the spot?
Vehicle Registration and Licensing Act Ch 13:14, Section 52, 2b stipulates that Spot Fines may not be issued for fines higher than Level Three, thus amounting to no more than 20 US$

What is the procedure when comes to Spot Fines?
This procedure is laid out in the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act [Chapter 9:07] (CP&EA)

When you are alleged to have committed an offence, a notice/ticket is given to you by the respective officer as soon as the offence is observed. The…

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