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Part III E+W+S Fixed Penalties


Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Pt. III (ss. 51–90) amended by (E.W.) S.I. 1990/335, art. 2(1) and (S.) S.I. 1990/466, art. 2(1)

Pt. III (ss. 51-90) amended (1.8.1999) by S.I. 1999/1851, art. 2(1)

C2Definition in Pt. III (ss. 51-90) applied (E.W.) (1.10.1992) by Criminal Justice Act 1991 (c. 53, SIF 39:1), ss. 18(7)(b), 101(1) (with Sch. 12 para. 6); S.I. 1992/333, art. 2(2), Sch.2


89 Interpretation.E+W+S

(1)In this Part of this Act—

(2)In this Part of this Act—

(a)references to a notice requesting a hearing in respect of an offence are references to a notice indicating that the person giving the notice wishes to contest liability for the offence or seeks a determination by a court with respect to the appropriate punishment for the offence,

(b)references to an offence include an alleged offence, and

(c)references to the person who is or was at any time the registered keeper of a vehicle are references to the person in whose name the vehicle is or was at that time registered under [F6the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994].


Amendments (Textual)

F1S. 89(1): Definition of British Transport Police inserted (1.10.2002) by 2002 c. 30, s. 76(6); S.I. 2002/2306, art. 2(d)(vii)

F4S. 89(1): words in definition of "court of summary jurisdiction" substituted (1.4.1996) by 1995 c. 13, s. 5, Sch. 4 para. 71(10)

F5S. 89(1): Definition of “justices' clerk” repealed (1.4.2001) by 1999 c. 22, s. 106, Sch. 15 Pt. V(7) (with s. 107, Sch. 14 paras. 7(2), 36(9)); S.I. 2001/916, art. 2(c)(ii) (with Sch. 2 para. 2)

F6Words in s. 89(2)(c) substituted (1.9.1994) by 1994 c. 22, s. 63, Sch. 3 para. 25(1)

Marginal Citations