Road Transport (General) Act 2005 No 11
Historical version for 30 January 2012 to 10 April 2012 (accessed 21 December 2014 at 20:14) Repealed version

210   Compensation orders for damage to road infrastructure

(cf model provisions, s 140)

(1)  A court that finds a person guilty of an applicable road law offence may make an order (a roads compensation order) requiring the offender to pay a roads authority such amount by way of compensation as the court thinks fit for damage to any road infrastructure that the roads authority has incurred or is likely to incur in consequence of the offence.
(2)  A roads compensation order may be made on the application of the prosecutor, the roads authority or the Authority.
(3)  A roads compensation order may only be made in favour of a roads authority.
(4)  The court may make a roads compensation order where it is satisfied on the balance of probabilities that the commission of the offence caused or contributed to the damage.
(5)  The court may make a roads compensation order when it finds the offender guilty of the offence or at any time afterwards, but not later than the period within which a prosecution for the offence could have been commenced.
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