Electronic payment platform for payment of fines proposed

An electronic payment platform for payment of fines has been proposed in an amendment bill to the Motor Traffic Act, the Government said today.

The Legal Draftsmen has drafted on amendment bill for amending relevant articles and schedule No II of the Motor Traffic Act to make provisions on transferring the authority of practically implementing driver’s demerit point system, to magistrates and police officers, declare the minimum qualifications for drivers who transport dangerous chemicals, emergency services, and public transport services, regulation of speech limits and introduction of an electronic payment platform for payment of fines.

A proposal made by the Transport and civil Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva, to publish the bill in the gazette and present it to Parliament has been approved by the cabinet. (Colombo Gazette)


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