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Car Tax Fine not paid

Hi. I was stopped for no car tax earlier this year. I lost the original fine so rang and found out where to send the money to. I sent a postal order but did not do it by registered post. They said they never got it and now I'm due in court in march! What can I do? Kevin Wexford

Yes, you have an obligation to make sure that the fine is paid, even if this means that you have to hand deliver it or send it by registered post.  It is interesting to note that in some District Court areas you can actually pay fines on line.

 

On the day of the court, go to court and explain what happened.  Ideally you should have a Solicitor but do not fail to turn up and have your say in court.  If you are absent the judge will assume that you have no interest in defending the case and will fine you heavily.

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