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Drivers fined multiple times for having no NCT certificate

Second prosecutions were taken against people for not having NCT Certificates, in cases where an original fine had already been paid.

SOME DRIVERS HAVE been fined multiple times for having no NCT certificate.

In a statement released tonight, gardai say they have discovered that second prosecutions were taken against people for not having NCT Certificates – in cases where an original fine had already been paid.

Gardaí say they are taking steps to deal with the situation and a review of prosecutions in relation to all fixed charge offences has commenced.

The statement added that where this issue arises, District Officers have been directed that cases before the courts should withdraw the prosecution.

It added that, “Any inconvenience caused by this issue is regretted and any person affected will be notified by An Garda Síochána in writing.

“An Garda Síochána wishes to reassure people affected that all appropriate action is being taken to remedy matters.”

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