Post office plan for court fine payment

14th June, 2015

People will be able to pay court fines in instalments at their local post office later this year in an attempt to reduce the numbers going to jail.

Last year, more than 8,000 people were sent to prison for not paying court-imposed penalties for offences such as traffic incidents or not having a television licence.

But they will now be able to pay court fines of more than €100 in instalments over a 12-month period through...

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