Tens of millions of visitors summons nonetheless not paid; 77% of fines on Singaporean automobiles not settled – Johor police

Johor police chief Datuk Kamarul Zaman Mamat has revealed {that a} staggering 2.3 million visitors summons have been issued since 2014, based on Malay Mail. Up to now, solely 600,000 summons have been paid.

Of the two.3 million summons issued, 109,758 visitors summons contain Singaporean autos and data present that solely 23.5% of Singaporean car homeowners have paid their summons.

Kamarul identified that the best variety of visitors summons had been issued for driving over the velocity restrict and failure to stick to visitors lights. Within the case of Singaporean visitors offenders, it’s value noting that these with unsettled summons might be prevented from leaving Malaysia beneath Part 66J of the Highway Transport Act 1987 and Part 24(4) of the Police Act 1967.

Kamarul added that the Johor police has initiated a summons discount programme that begins in the present day till Sunday (October 2nd). Throughout this era, there might be a 50% low cost for fee of choose offences. The general public is urged to settle excellent summons in any respect police stations in 13 district headquarters. Operation hours are between 8:30 am to five pm day by day.

The Vehicle Entry Permit initiative was meant to curb the problem of unpaid summons and cut back visitors offences by overseas autos nevertheless it has but to be carried out. This is because of difficulties in getting appointments for RFID tag set up. The unique date of enforcement was set for October 1.

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