NIP Rules

Need to know more about UK NIP rules? These questions and answers cover most of the most common notice of intended prosecution situations.

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NIP Nightmare

Question: What do I do if I’ve received an NIP, two months and 17 days after the alleged offence took place. Thank you Rob says: The NIP has to be sent within 14 days of the alleged offence if you …

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Two Old NIPs

Question: Speeding I have just received two NIP’s both dated x/10/10 for offences on x july and x Aug. This seems a long delay! In the earlier one, I genuinely can’t say whether my wife or I was driving, so …

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NIP Sent To Last Known Address

Question: S81(1)rtra 84 sch 2 rtoa 88 I have received notice that I was doing 40 in a 30 zone. It’s a road I do use and am aware of occasional parked cameras so it is possibly correct. However the …

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14 Days From Date Of Offence

Question: Exceeding 50mph speed limit Recorded speed of x mph at x hours on 22/9/2010. The notice of intended prosecution was sent to me on 7/10/2010 – is this classed as outside of the 14 days notice period and if …

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Someone Else’s NIP

Question: Speeding 49 in a 30mph Hi, I have a court summons in 4 weeks time for speeding on a motorbike doing 49 in a 30 zone. It was a fixed camera. They have sent through all the evidence (photographs …

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Driver Moved Abroad

Question: Hi Rob, We have just received a notice of intended prosecution for my son (x) for the above offence. We opened his mail as he has moved abroad to x. There is no Phone No to ring to get …

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Vague NIP

Question: Speeding, I have just received a notice from the police to say I was caught doing 39mph in a 30 zone. I am very surprised by this, when I look at the area it is usually a very slow …

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I got NIP in 4 weeks

Question: sp30 I received NIP about four weeks after offence, as I drive a company vehicle on contract hire the NIP was mailed to hire company. I checked the date this was received, this was two days before the fourteenth …

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Stolen Identity

Question: I think someone’s using my name down in London. I now live in x but my mother is down in x Essex. My mother said there are letters there so I asked her to open them and she told …

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Company Will Get NIP

Question: Speeding Hello, I hope you can help as I am tying myself in knots with worry. I think I will receive a NIP for speeding (I was driving locally last Sunday, leaving a 60mph zone where I over took …

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