Britain puts the brakes on cross-border crime plan

Major plans to tackle crossborder traffic crime that would have led to enhanced co-operation between the Gardaý´ and the PSNI have been dealt a blow by the British government’s plans to delay implementing a new EU law.

5th March, 2011

Major plans to tackle crossborder traffic crime that would have led to enhanced co-operation between the Gardaý´ and the PSNI have been dealt a blow by the British government’s plans to delay implementing a new EU law.

As many as one-third of all penalty points going unapplied in the South are attributed to foreign-registered vehicles, including vehicles owned by Northern drivers.

To change this, both Britain and Ireland must formally optin...

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