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Amendment to the Demerit Point System

05 Dec 2022

Since the introduction of the Demerit Points System in May 2020, the Ministry of Works and Transport has been consistently monitoring the operation of the System and its impact on changing drivers’ behaviour and attitude toward road traffic laws and road safety. Accordingly, the Ministry undertook a review and implemented changes to the Demerit Points System. This review took into consideration the concerns of stakeholders and the general public, as it related to the number of demerit points applicable for several minor traffic violations.

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Imposition of Sanctions by Licensing Authority Section 88C of the MVRTA 48:50

27 Sep 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise drivers who have NOT PAID nor CONTESTED Fixed Penalty Notices (Traffic Tickets) issued to them over the period May 27, 2020 to December 31, 2021, that under the provisions of the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act (MVRTA), Chap. 48:50, Section 88A, the Licensing Authority intends to impose administrative sanctions against them as a result of the following:

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