Closed consultation

Scotland: fixed penalty notices for road traffic offences

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Proposes changing the law to allow fixed penalty notices to be issued to suspected road traffic offenders in Scotland.

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Consultation description

Changes to the fixed penalty notice regime in Scotland would supplement existing powers to issue:

  • fixed penalty notices to stationary vehicles
  • conditional offers of fixed penalty notices to suspected offenders


Prosecuting road traffic offences in Scotland: Fixed Penalty Notice reform

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Published 27 March 2018