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Time barred means the NIP has to be issued no more than 14 days after the the date of the alleged offence right?
I was not the registered keeper but the NIP was dated ie generated by the police on the 22 June. Over a month form the time of the offence
The NIP was dated 22 June.
The registered keeper did not receive the NIP until late June.
The offence was 15 May.
Does the fact that the cover letter and NIP were dated after the 14 day period not nul the NIP. I nor the registered keeper have received any documentation dated witthin the 14 day period.
I understand that if it is issued within 14 days it doesn't matter how long it takes to be received by the owner/driver or in this case Registered keeper.
But the fact I am having a problem with is the NIP was dated (which surely means issued?) 22 June.
That's before even posting it.
More than 14 days after the alleged offence??
How could it have been sent out in May if the NIP was dated as 22 June?
The police phoned the office to identify the driver approx 2 weeks after 15 May. That is the only contact they made
They did not send a NIP prior to the one I have mentioned. No letters were received by my office prior to the letter dated 23 June, 2013?
On the basis that what I have told you is true what is your answer? The police rang my office. I have 3 witnesses to this including the lady who took the call. There has been NO other NIP sent to work. I have been assured of this
Thanks for getting back to me.
I checked yesterday. And Jomo was spot on in fairness.
When I asked again it turns out that it was head office who rang asking for my name not the police.
Although that is what I was told before the lady failed to mention that it was police VIA head office (who must have received the NIP).
Details are of course very important.
I spoke with the officer who thankfully was understanding.
So...as I was 2 months ago.