How long do I have to respond to a notice of intended prosecution?

How long do I have to respond to a notice of intended prosecution?

You must respond! Only the person addressed on the notice can respond to the police. If you intend to nominate another person you can’t pass the notice to them. You have 28 days from the date of receipt (deemed to be 2 working days after it is posted).

What happens if you get a notice of intended prosecution?

A notice of intended prosecution (NIP) informs a possible defendant that they may be prosecuted for a driving offence that they have committed, soon after the offence has been committed. Failure to serve the NIP within this time limit will result in the offence not proceeding at court.

What happens if you don’t respond to a notice of intended prosecution?

If you do not reply the police could still continue their investigation and try to prove who was driving another way. If the police can prove that you were driving then you could be prosecuted for failing to provide driver details as well as the original offence.

What happens if you ignore a notice of intended prosecution?

Failing to respond to the notice means the issue will be referred to the Magistrates’ Courts. This will be for failing to provide the required information, as well as for the original offence.

When do you receive a notice of Intended Prosecution?

You may also receive a Notice of Intended Prosecution if you have been nominated as being the driver of the vehicle in question. The original NIP must be served on the registered keeper of a vehicle with a Request for Driver Information, within 14 days of the date of the alleged offence being committed.

When to send warning letter for missing deadline?

Please note that under such situations, it is recommended to give a notice in advance and the report should be submitted as soon as possible. We will be waiting to receive the report during this week to avoid disqualification. This is a warning letter for missing the deadline which was three days ago.

When to give notice of delay in submitting report?

You should have notified us regarding the delay of at least one week before. Please note that under such situations, it is recommended to give a notice in advance and the report should be submitted as soon as possible. We will be waiting to receive the report during this week to avoid disqualification.

What causes a warning letter for not submitting report?

Some members are habitual of coming late at work. Some take extended lunch breaks. Some keep their tables and cabins messy. Some attend personal phone calls during work hours. All these acts badly disturb the work environment. Some fail to submit the reports. Some fail to complete the assigned tasks. Repetition of all these acts leads to warnings.

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