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So, in short, you had a private land fine?
Did you offer to pay £60 within two weeks?
Sorry for the delay.
Are you asking if you are liable to pay?
1 Yes. The fact of the question or challenge is a non issue. Your offer was not accepted and has no impact.
Beavis has made clear that the sum of fines are lawful. You would have to pay costs if they issued which would be roughly equal to the debt collection costs.
2 The problem with this is that you did make an offer. You are bound by the signs at the time but it is rather undermining of any claim that you were mislead that you did make an offer.
You can always put them to proof on the adequacy of the signs though.
Can I clarify anything for you?
It is not that simple.
They won't get debt collection costs.
What they will get is the sum of the fine, confirmed by Beavis, plus costs of £35 and fixed solicitors cost of £50 so it will be roughly the same amont.
That is always supposing they sue. They usually do not.
Not for debt collection cost but they would get roughly £185.
if they succeeded.
No problem and all the best.
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