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Offline Chevalier Blanc

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Police and speeding fines
« on: July 19, 2017, 06:09:09 PM »
I was told the other day that a motorist was stopped for going over the speed limit. The police officer said you can pay the fine now or go to the parish hall.
They cannot do that can they?

Offline Chevalier Blanc

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Re: Police and speeding fines
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2017, 04:56:15 AM »
I was told the other day that a motorist was stopped for going over the speed limit. The police officer said you can pay the fine now or go to the parish hall.
 Mis-informed wrong posting

Offline Jerry Gosselin

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Re: Police and speeding fines
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2017, 09:09:43 AM »
There is so much legislation constantly being churned out of the States sausage factory these days that I honestly couldn't tell you whether on the spot fines is the latest fat sausage to make it off the production line without any quality checks.

A very good indicator these days of what laws apply (or will soon apply) in Jersey is just to check whether Westminster or one of the other devolved assemblies has recently introduced the latest great idea to fine us for something we do or to further clamp down on our civil liberties. Check the national media each week to see what stupid ideas the Press barons or politicians are now proposing. You can be very confident that some Jersey States Member (nearly always Tadier) will be interviewed on TV before the end of the same week to question why Jersey doesn't yet have that exact same law and when will Gorst bring forward his own proposition?

The longer Tad spends studying his news feeds, the more ideas he sends to ITV News and BBC, who both adore the sound of his voice as much as he does. Example: Wales forces every resident to donate their organs after death - Tad wants to know why we still aren't doing the same thing to help save the life of some guest on Victoria Derbyshire who doesn't have a face but would like one. Tad should donate his own face as he'd still have the other one that he could use. ;D

Childrens' Commissioner? Well that was Paul Le Claire's news snatch of a decade ago which he is now tripping over his tongue to remind everyone. It won't stop any child from being abused but the politicians love it because it is a new idea which hasn't been thought of before, which makes them look like great reformers.

This week it's the sugar tax on the poor. Not Tad this time (as far as I know) but the latest idea from the Jersey health fascists. Why? Because one or more of the UK assemblies is planning to introduce it so we must have it too to avoid looking old fashioned. Dame Hilton's proposed criminalisation of people who feed seagulls? I believe some local councils on the mainland may have given her that idea. One council apparently went as far as changing the day when the rubbish was collected in order to fool the seagulls - no I bloody kid you not! The result was total confusion for local residents but the seagulls quickly sussed what had happened and simply raided the bins on a different day.

Now I wonder if Tad has heard about that idea...  :-\
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Offline Chevalier Blanc

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Re: Police and speeding fines
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2017, 04:05:40 PM »
It is not correct about this.  The person who said it got mixed up with Croatia.