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I do not quite understand, did he sent back the Notice of Intended Prosecution?
He accepted the speeding fine and the next step was to either pay the fine and surrender his licence or accept the course - I studiedly paid the fine thinking I was paying course. It was totally my fault and a genuine error - I called to book a course and they said I couldn't do that as I had paid the fine
I would like to know if we should take the chance and go to court and see what the magistrates says or just surrender the licence and accept the 3 points.
Ok thank you. Have they say why its not possible to transfer the money from the fine to the course? did you supply a covering letter asking course?
no they said that said the option was taken away once I had paid - I sent a letter to the camera tickets and collision unit and explained that it was an error and they said it was up to the courts
Ok, then technically your boss needs to plead guilty, go to Court and explain what has happened.
The CPS may consider to offer the speed course before the plea is entered given what has been said. There is no guarantee of that.
Then if the CPS dont the Court could award (if they consider it just to do so), a lower penalty.
They can either do this by giving an absolute discharge or if they find special reasons.
However it is a matter Court and you can't guarantee what will happen
Can I clarify anything about this today please?
He has pleaded guilty - do you think I can write to the court?
Yes I would.
He should also go (and you) to explain the circumstances
Can I clarify anything else ?
we are just worried it is a waste of their time and want to avoid this - thank you will write to them - I wanted to know if you had any experience at all with anything similar - thanks
It does happen sadly. But sadly you have to rely on the CPS at Court to make a decision usually.
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