Road Transport (General) Act 2005 No 11
Historical version for 30 January 2012 to 10 April 2012 (accessed 23 November 2014 at 19:35) Repealed version

211   Assessment of compensation

(cf model provisions, s 141)

(1)  In making a roads compensation order, the court may assess the amount of compensation in the manner it considers appropriate, including (for example) the estimated cost of remedying the damage.
(2)  In assessing the amount of compensation, the court may take into account the matters it considers relevant, including:
(a)  any evidence adduced in connection with the prosecution of the offence, and
(b)  any evidence not adduced in connection with the prosecution of the offence but adduced in connection with the making of the proposed order, and
(c)  any certificate of the roads authority stating that the roads authority maintains the road concerned, and
(d)  any other certificate of the roads authority, such as a certificate:
(i)  estimating the monetary value of all or any part of the road infrastructure or of the damage to it, or
(ii)  estimating the cost of remedying the damage, or
(iii)  estimating the extent of the offender’s contribution to the damage.
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