[LISTEN] Justice Project SA wants traffic fines sent via registered mail

Justice Project South Africa wants the courts to order and force the authorities, including the Tshwane Metro Police, to only serve traffic notices by registered post, unless they’re served personally on a motorist who’s committed a traffic offence.

The Project’s asked Judge David Unterhalter to declare that fines can only be served in these two ways.

Joanne Joseph spoke to Chairperson of Justice Project SA, Howard Dembovsky to find out more.

The dispute that has arisen has arisen out of the fact that the secure mail service is functionally different to the registered mail service and does not achieve the purpose that the legislature intended of the service of those documents taking place.

Howard Dembovsky, Chairperson - Justice Project SA

It's not as of we are asking for anything that the Act itself doesn't prescribe.

Howard Dembovsky, Chairperson - Justice Project SA

Click on the link below to hear more from Dembovsky....


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