Fixed Penalty (Criminal Proceedings) Ordinance


Published: 1997-06-30

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Cap 240 - FIXED PENALTY (CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS) ORDINANCE 1

Chapter: 240 FIXED PENALTY (CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS)
ORDINANCE

Gazette Number Version Date


Long title 30/06/1997


To provide for a fixed penalty to be payable for various offences, and for purposes connected therewith.


[1 November 1976] L.N. 257 of 1976

(Originally 64 of 1974)

Part: I PRELIMINARY 30/06/1997




Section: 1 Short title 30/06/1997


This Ordinance may be cited as the Fixed Penalty (Criminal Proceedings) Ordinance.

Section: 2 Interpretation L.N. 362 of 1997 01/07/1997


(1) In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires-
"Commissioner" (署長) means the Commissioner for Transport;
"driver" (司機) means, in relation to a motor vehicle, any person who is in charge of or assisting in the control of such

vehicle;
"fixed penalty" (定額罰款) means, in relation to a scheduled offence, the fixed penalty set out opposite thereto in the

fourth column of the Schedule;
"motor vehicle" (汽車) means any mechanically propelled vehicle intended or adapted for use on roads, but does not

include any conveyance for use solely on railways or tramways;
"police officer" (警務人員) includes a member of the Hong Kong Auxiliary Police Force; (Amended L.N. 362 of

1997)
"proceedings" (法律程序) means criminal proceedings in any court in respect of a scheduled offence;
"registered address" (登記地址) means-

(a) in relation to a registered owner, the address that appears, in respect of any motor vehicle registered in
his name, in the register of motor vehicles kept by the Commissioner in accordance with regulations
made under the Road Traffic Ordinance (Cap 374); and

(b) in relation to a driver of a motor vehicle, the address that appears in respect of the driver in the record
of driving licences kept by the Commissioner in accordance with regulations made under the Road
Traffic Ordinance (Cap 374);

"registered owner" (登記車主) means-
(a) the person in whose name a motor vehicle is registered in accordance with the Road Traffic Ordinance

(Cap 374); and (Amended 79 of 1979 s. 2)
(b) in relation to a motor vehicle to which a trade plate or permit issued under regulations made under the

Road Traffic Ordinance (Cap 374) is affixed, the person to whom the relevant trade licence or permit
is issued under those regulations;

"scheduled offence" (表列罪行) means an offence the general nature of which is described in the second and third
columns of the Schedule.
(2) The short descriptions in the third column of the Schedule indicate for convenience of reference only the

general nature of the offences under the provisions specified in the second column of the Schedule.

Part: II FIXED PENALTY 30/06/1997






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Section: 3 Fixed penalty 30/06/1997


(1) If a police officer has reason to believe that a person is committing or has committed a scheduled offence,
he may give that person a notice in the prescribed form offering that person an opportunity to discharge any liability to
conviction for that offence by payment of the fixed penalty therefor at any place specified in the notice.

(2) A notice under subsection (1) shall be given by the police officer to the person concerned-
(a) by delivering it personally to that person; or
(b) by fixing it to the vehicle used or involved in the commission of the offence:

Provided that the operation of this section, section 3A and section 5 shall not be affected by a failure to comply
with this subsection. (Added 57 of 1981 s. 2)

(3) Subject to subsection (4), where the Commissioner of Police is of the opinion that a person alleged to be
guilty of a scheduled offence ought to be proceeded against under this Part in respect thereof, he shall, as soon as
practicable after the commission of the offence, serve on that person a notice-

(a) demanding payment of the fixed penalty; and
(b) informing the person that if he wishes to dispute liability for the offence, he should so notify the

Commissioner of Police. (Amended 57 of 1981 s. 2)
(4) A notice under subsection (3) shall be served within 1 month of the commission of the offence:
Provided that where the identity or address of the person to be served is not ascertained within 7 days after the

commission of the offence, the notice may be served not more than 6 months after the commission of the offence.
(5) A notice under subsection (3) shall be served by sending it by post to the registered address of the person to

be served.
(6) A notice under subsection (3) shall be in the prescribed form and shall state that the person on whom it is

served is required-
(a) to pay the fixed penalty; or
(b) to notify the Commissioner of Police that he wishes to dispute liability for the offence,

with in 21 days after the date of the notice. (Replaced 57 of 1981 s. 2)
(7) Where a notice under subsection (3) is served on any person, no proceedings shall be taken against that

person in respect of the offence specified in the notice until the expiry of 21 days after the date of the notice.
(8) Subject to section 4, where a person has received a notice under subsection (1) or (3) and has paid the full

amount of the fixed penalty shown in the notice, he shall not be liable to be prosecuted or convicted for the scheduled
offence specified in the notice.

Section: 3A Recovery of fixed penalty in certain circumstances 10 of 2008 09/05/2008


(1) Where a person on whom a notice under section 3(3) has been served has not paid the fixed penalty and has
not notified the Commissioner of Police, in accordance with that notice, that he wishes to dispute liability for the
offence, a magistrate shall, on an application which may be made in the absence of that person, order him to pay the
fixed penalty together with an additional penalty equal to the amount of the fixed penalty and costs of not less than
$80 or more than $1500, within 14 days of being served with notice of the order. (Amended 10 of 2008 s. 16)

(2) Where an order is made under subsection (1) the magistrate shall cause notice of the order to be served on
the person to whom the order relates.

(3) Notice of the order made under subsection (1) may be served by sending it by post to the registered address
of the person to be served.

(4) If the person against whom an order has been made under subsection (1) fails to pay the amount of the fixed
penalty, additional penalty and costs, he shall, for the purposes of section 68 of the Magistrates Ordinance (Cap 227),
be deemed to have failed to have paid a sum adjudged to be paid by a conviction and shall be liable to be imprisoned
under that section. (Amended 10 of 2008 s. 16)

(5) Where a person against whom an order under subsection (1) has been made, pays the full amount of the
fixed penalty, additional penalty and costs shown in the order, he shall not be liable to be prosecuted or convicted for
the scheduled offence to which the order relates. (Amended 12 of 1984 s. 3; 10 of 2008 s. 16)

(6) An application under subsection (1) shall be in the name of the Secretary for Justice, who may appoint any
person or class of person to make the application. (Amended L.N. 362 of 1997)

(Added 57 of 1981 s. 3)




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Section: 3B Review of proceedings 10 of 2008 09/05/2008


(1) Where a magistrate is satisfied that the notice mentioned in section 3(3) has not come to the personal notice
of the person to whom it is addressed without any neglect by that person, the magistrate may, on an application of
which reasonable notice has been given to the Commissioner of Police, rescind the order made under section 3A(1)
and-

(a) if that person wishes to dispute liability for the offence, give leave to that effect; or
(b) if he does not wish to dispute liability-

(i) order him to pay the fixed penalty within 21 days of the order; and
(ii) order that, if he fails to pay that fixed penalty within that period, he shall be liable to pay

immediately that fixed penalty together with an additional penalty equal to the amount of the
fixed penalty and costs of not less than $80 or more than $1500. (Replaced 12 of 1984 s. 3.
Amended 10 of 2008 s. 17)

(2) Any application under subsection (1) may be made in person or by counsel or solicitor and the magistrate,
for the purpose of securing the attendance of witnesses and generally conducting the proceedings, shall have all the
powers of a magistrate hearing a complaint under the Magistrates Ordinance (Cap 227).

(3) An application under subsection (1) shall be made within 14 days of the date which the magistrate is
satisfied is the earliest date on which the order mentioned in section 3A(1) came to the personal notice of the person to
whom that order relates. (Added 12 of 1984 s. 3)

(4) Where the person against whom an order is made under subsection (1)(b) fails to pay the amount of the
fixed penalty, additional penalty and costs, he shall, for the purposes of section 68 of the Magistrates Ordinance (Cap
227), be deemed to have failed to have paid a sum adjudged to be paid by a conviction and shall be liable to be
imprisoned under that section. (Added 12 of 1984 s. 3. Amended 10 of 2008 s. 17)

(5) A magistrate may for good cause, on an application by the Commissioner of Police at any time, rescind any
order for the payment of a fixed penalty and any other order made in the same proceedings. (Added 12 of 1984 s. 3)

(6) Where a magistrate makes an order under subsection (1)(a), proceedings may be taken, notwithstanding
section 26 of the Magistrates Ordinance (Cap 227), within 6 months of the date of that order. (Added 12 of 1984 s. 3)

(Added 57 of 1981 s. 3)

Section: 4 Withdrawal of fixed penalty notices 30/06/1997


(1) Where a notice under section 3(1) or (3) has been served on any person, the Commissioner of Police may,
at any time before the commencement of proceedings against that person in respect of the scheduled offence specified
in the notice, and whether or not an order under section 3A(1) has been applied for, but before such order is made,
withdraw that notice, and may serve on that person a notice in writing informing him that the notice has been
withdrawn. (Amended 12 of 1984 s. 4)

(2) Where a notice under section 3(1) or (3) has been withdrawn under this section and any sum of money has
been paid pursuant to that notice, the Director of Accounting Services shall, on demand by the person on whom the
notice was served, repay to that person the sum so paid. (Amended L.N. 16 of 1977)

(3) The withdrawal of a notice under section 3(1) or (3) shall not be a bar to any proceedings in respect of the
scheduled offence specified in the notice.

Section: 5 Service of summons 30/06/1997


(1) Where-
(a) a person fails to pay the fixed penalty in accordance with a notice served on him under section 3(3);

and
(aa) he notifies the Commissioner of Police that he wishes to dispute liability for the offence or he is given

leave under section 3B(1)(a); and (Added 57 of 1981 s. 5. Amended 12 of 1984 s. 5)
(b) proceedings are taken against him in respect of the scheduled offence specified in the notice,

then, notwithstanding section 8 of the Magistrates Ordinance (Cap 227), a summons issued in those proceedings may
be served on the person named therein by sending it by post to the registered address of that person.

(2) Upon the production by the prosecution of-
(a) a certificate of posting of that summons under section 29 of the Evidence Ordinance (Cap 8); and
(b) a certificate under section 8,



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it shall, subject to section 6(2), be conclusively presumed that the summons under subsection (1) to which the
certificates relate was duly served.

Section: 6 Proceedings in absence of defendant 30/06/1997


(1) If a person served with a summons under section 5 does not appear before the court at the time and place
required by the summons and service is proved under section 5(2), the court may hear and determine the case in the
absence of the defendant.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), a summons shall be deemed not to have been served unless service was
effected at a reasonable time before the time appointed in the summons for the appearance of the defendant before the
court.

Section: 7 Proof in absence of defendants 30/06/1997


(1) Notwithstanding any provisions of the Magistrates Ordinance (Cap 227), in any application under section
3A(1) or in any proceedings heard under section 6 in the absence of the defendant, an order under section 3A(1) shall
be made upon, or the substance of the offence may be proved by, the production by the applicant or the prosecution
of-

(a) a copy of the notice served under section 3(3) and a certificate of posting of that notice under section
29 of the Evidence Ordinance (Cap 8); and

(b) a certificate under section 8.
(2) Where, in any proceedings heard under section 6, a person is convicted, the court shall cause notice of the

conviction to be served on that person.
(3) Notice of the conviction may be served by sending it by post to the registered address of the person to be

served.
(Replaced 57 of 1981 s. 6)


Section: 8 Evidence by certificate 30/06/1997


A certificate in the prescribed form stating-
(a) that the person specified in it was at the time so specified either the registered owner of the vehicle, or

the holder of the driving licence, so specified;
(b) that the address specified in it was at the time so specified the registered address of such person;
(c) that payment of the fixed penalty in respect of the scheduled offence was not made before the date

specified in the certificate; and
(d) in the case of an application under section 3A(1), that the person specified in it had not, before the date

specified in the certificate, notified the Commissioner of Police that he wished to dispute liability for
the offence, (Added 57 of 1981 s. 7)

and purporting to be signed by or on behalf of the Commissioner of Police shall be admitted in any proceedings, or in
any application under section 3A(1), on its production without further proof and-

(i) until the contrary is proved, the court shall presume that the certificate was so signed; and
(ii) the certificate shall be prima facie evidence of the facts stated therein.

(Amended 57 of 1981 s. 7)

Section: 9 Payment of fixed penalty after issue of summons L.N. 46 of 1998 01/03/1998


(1) Notwithstanding that proceedings have been instituted against a person who has notified the Commissioner
of Police that he wishes to dispute liability, the defendant may pay the fixed penalty together with an additional
penalty equal to the amount of the fixed penalty in accordance with subsection (2) and, if at the same time the
defendant also pays to the court the sum of $500 by way of costs, the proceedings shall thereupon terminate.
(Amended 57 of 1981 s. 8; 57 of 1984 s. 2; L.N. 103 of 1991; L.N. 218 of 1995; L.N. 46 of 1998)

(2) Payment under subsection (1) shall be made to any magistrate's court not later than 2 clear working days
before the day specified in the summons for his appearance; and the summons shall be produced at the time of
payment. (Amended 59 of 1994 s. 10)



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(2A) In subsection (2) the expression "clear working days" (整個工作天) excludes the day specified in the
summons for the appearance of the defendant and intervening public holidays. (Added 59 of 1994 s. 10)

(3) The Legislative Council may, by resolution, amend the sum specified in subsection (1). (Added 57 of 1984
s. 2)

Section: 9A Additional penalty in proceedings on complaint 30/06/1997


Where a person, having notified the Commissioner of Police, in accordance with a notice under section 3(3), that
he wished to dispute liability for a scheduled offence or having been given leave under section 3B(1)(a) and having
been served with a summons, does not appear before the court or, having appeared, offers no defence or a defence
which is frivolous or vexatious, the magistrate shall, in addition to any other penalty and costs, impose an additional
penalty equal to the amount of the fixed penalty for that offence.

(Added 57 of 1981 s. 9. Amended 12 of 1984 s. 6)


Section: 10 Effect of non-payment of fines 10 of 2008 09/05/2008


(1) Where-
(a) proceedings are taken against a person who failed to pay the fixed penalty in accordance with a notice

served on him under section 3(3) and that person is convicted of the offence specified in the notice but
fails to pay immediately the fine imposed, any additional penalty imposed under section 9A and any
costs ordered to be paid under the Magistrates Ordinance (Cap 227); or

(b) a person fails to pay immediately the fixed penalty, the additional penalty and costs which, under
section 3A(1), he was ordered to pay; or

(c) a person fails to pay within 21 days the fixed penalty, the additional penalty and costs which, under
section 3B(1)(b), he was ordered to pay, (Added 12 of 1984 s. 7)

the Commissioner shall, notwithstanding anything in the Road Traffic Ordinance (Cap 374)-
(i) refuse to issue a driving licence to that person or refuse to renew his driving licence;
(ii) in respect of any motor vehicle of which the defendant is the registered owner, take no action under

regulation 17(3), (3A), (4) or (5) of the Road Traffic (Registration and Licensing of Vehicles)
Regulations (Cap 374 sub. leg. E) on receipt of any notice of transfer of ownership of the motor
vehicle and refuse to license the motor vehicle under regulation 21(3), (5) or (6) of the regulations.
(Replaced 57 of 1981 s. 10. Amended 25 of 2005 s. 35)

(2) Subsection (1) shall cease to have effect if-
(a) such person produces to the Commissioner a receipt or other evidence to prove that the fine, costs and

any additional penalty, or fixed penalty, additional penalty and costs, as the case may be, have been
paid;

(b) such person serves any sentence of imprisonment imposed on him by the court in default of payment
of the fine, costs and any additional penalty, or fixed penalty, additional penalty and costs, as the case
may be; or

(c) such person's conviction is quashed on appeal. (Amended 57 of 1981 s. 10)
(3) Subsection (1)(ii) shall cease to have effect in respect of a motor vehicle which has been sold or otherwise

disposed of by such person if the purchaser of the motor vehicle is, at the time of delivery to the Commissioner of
notice of transfer of ownership in accordance with regulations made under the Road Traffic Ordinance (Cap 374), in
possession of a certificate in the prescribed form issued by the Commissioner to the effect that no such fine or costs
are unpaid by such person.

(4) A certificate issued under subsection (3) shall be valid for not more than 72 hours from the time of issue.
(5) Where a person-

(a) having been convicted of a scheduled offence and having failed to pay any fine, additional penalty and
costs imposed; or

(b) having been ordered, under section 3A(1), to pay the fixed penalty, any additional penalty and costs
and having failed to pay such penalties or costs; or

(c) having been ordered, under section 3B(1)(b), to pay the fixed penalty, additional penalty and costs and
having failed to pay such penalties or costs, (Added 12 of 1984 s. 7)



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is sentenced to imprisonment by virtue of section 68 of the Magistrates Ordinance (Cap 227), that person shall be
ordered to pay an additional sum by way of costs of not less than $50 or more than an amount equal to the fixed
penalty, which for the purposes of subsection (1), shall be deemed to be a fine imposed on conviction. (Added 57 of
1981 s. 10)

(Amended 10 of 2008 s. 18)

Section: 10A Distress in default of payment under section 3A order 10 of 2008 09/05/2008


(1) If a person who has been ordered under this Ordinance to pay any fixed penalty fails within 1 month of the
date of the order to pay that penalty, any additional penalty or costs payable under this Ordinance, an application may
be made in the absence of that person to a magistrate for an order directing that- (Amended 10 of 2008 s. 19)

(a) the penalties to be paid, or where the application for an order under this section is in respect of more
than one sum of penalties to be paid, the total of such penalties;

(b) any additional sum payable under subsection (2); and
(c) the costs of the application for an order under this section,

be levied on any goods and chattels of the person by distress and sale thereof.
(2) Where an application is made to a magistrate under subsection (1), the person to whom the order relates

shall, without any further proceedings, be ordered to pay an additional sum by way of costs of not less than $50 or
more than an amount equal to the fixed penalty, which for the purposes of section 10(1) shall be treated as if it were a
penalty ordered to be paid under this Ordinance.

(3) An application under subsection (1) shall be in the name of the Secretary for Justice, who may appoint any
person or class of person to make the application. (Amended L.N. 362 of 1997)

(Added 57 of 1981 s. 11. Amended 12 of 1984 s. 8)

Part: III GENERAL 30/06/1997




Section: 11 Power to make regulations L.N. 130 of 2007 01/07/2007


Remarks:
For the saving and transitional provisions relating to the amendments made by the Resolution of the Legislative
Council (L.N. 130 of 2007), see paragraph (12) of that Resolution.


The Secretary for Transport and Housing may make regulations- (Amended 4 of 1994 s. 2; L.N. 106 of 2002;

L.N. 130 of 2007)
(a) prescribing anything which under this Ordinance is to be or may be prescribed;
(b) specifying the persons to whom and the places at which a fixed penalty may be paid;
(c) specifying the manner of payment of a fixed penalty and the receipt therefor;
(d) specifying the duties of a person to whom a fixed penalty is payable and the information to be supplied

to him; and
(e) generally for the better carrying out of the provisions of this Ordinance.


Section: 12 Amendment of Schedule 30/06/1997


The Legislative Council may, by resolution, amend the Schedule.

Schedule: SCHEDULE L.N. 117 of 2005 01/01/2006


[sections 2 & 12]


OFFENCE

Item Section or

Regulation


Description
Fixed

Penalty



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Road Traffic Ordinance (Cap 374)


1.


Section 41 Driving in excess of speed limit by 15 km/h or less $320

2. Section 41 Driving in excess of speed limit by more than 15 km/h, other
than where item 2A or 2B applies


$450

2A. Section 41 Driving in excess of speed limit by more than 30 km/h, other
than where item 2B applies


$600

2B. Section 41 Driving in excess of speed limit by more than 45 km/h


$1000

3. Section 42(1) Driving with an expired driving licence


$320

4. Section 42(2) Failing to carry driving licence when driving


$320

5. Section 43(3) Failing to produce driving licence


$320

6. Section 52(1) Driving unlicensed vehicle


$450

7. Section 52(8) Driving a private car which is carrying goods weighing more
than 200 kg


$320

8. Section 52(9) Contravening condition of a vehicle licence


$450

Road Traffic (Traffic Control) Regulations (Cap 374 sub. leg. G)


9. Regulation 10(1) Unlawfully entering box junction


$320

9A. Regulation 10A Unlawfully entering yellow striped light signal crossing
(Added L.N. 88 of 1990)


$320

10. Regulation 11(1) Crossing continuous double white line or white line with a
broken white line


$450

11. Regulation 14(5) Driving in prohibited zone


$450

12. Regulation 14(6) Picking up/setting down passengers in restricted zone


$450

13. Regulation 14(7) Loading/unloading goods in restricted zone


$450

14. Regulation 18 Failing to comply with traffic signals (Amended L.N. 117 of
2005)



$600

15. Regulation 27(4) Driving on closed road without permit


$320

16. Regulation 31 Failing to give precedence to pedestrians on a zebra crossing
$450

17. Regulation 38(2) Failing to stop for school crossing patrol


$450

18. Regulation 42(1)(d) "U" turn causing obstruction (Amended L.N. 117 of 2005)


$320



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18A. Regulation 42(1)(g) Using a mobile telephone or other telecommunications
equipment or an accessory to such telephone or equipment
while the vehicle is in motion (Added L.N. 117 of 2005)



$450

19. Regulation 43 Sounding audible warning device unnecessarily


$320

20. Regulation 45 Unauthorized stopping at bus stop/public light bus stand/taxi
stand/public light bus stopping place


$320

21. Regulation 47(1)(a) Driving without necessary lights illuminated


$320

22. Regulation 47(1)(b) and
(c)

Light other than permitted illuminated lights showing to rear
$320

22A. Regulation 47(1A) Driving motor cycle or motor tricycle without keeping
obligatory lamps lighted (Added L.N. 117 of 2005)



$320

23. Regulation 53(3) Excess passengers


$450

24. Regulation 54(1) Overloading (Amended L.N. 477 of 1993)


$1000

25. Regulation 57 Insecure load


$450

26. Regulation 59 Failing to comply with traffic signs


$450

27. Regulation 59 Failing to comply with road markings


$450

Road Traffic (Construction and Maintenance of Vehicles) Regulations (Cap 374 sub. leg. A)


28. Regulation 5(4) Defective direction indicator


$320

29. Regulation 31(1)(a) Excess smoke or visible vapour


$1000

30. Regulation 90(2) Defective or inadequate dipping mechanism


$320

Road Traffic (Registration and Licensing of Vehicles) Regulations (Cap 374 sub. leg. E)


31. Regulation 8(2) Registration mark not displayed/lit/ adequately fitted


$320

32. Regulation 18(1) Failing to report change of vehicle particulars


$320

33. Regulation 25 Failing to display valid licence


$320

Road Traffic (Driving Licences) Regulations (Cap 374 sub. leg. B)


33A. Regulation 12K(1) Driving a vehicle without a "P" plate (Added 49 of 2000 s. 13)
$450

33B. Regulation 12K(2) Failing to comply with restriction on carrying passengers
(Added 49 of 2000 s. 13)


$450

34. Regulation 17(4) Contravening condition of driving licence


$320

35. Regulation 30(3)(b) Failing to display "L" plates $450



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36. Regulation 30(4) Contravening condition of learner's driving licence


$450


Road Traffic (Safety Equipment) Regulations (Cap 374 sub. leg. F)


37. Regulation 3(1) Driving motor cycle without protective helmet


$320

38. Regulation 7(1)(a) Driving private car without being securely fastened with seat
belt


$320

39. Regulation 7(3) Driving private car when front seat passenger not securely
fastened with seat belt


$230

Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) Regulations (Cap 374 sub. leg. D)


40. Regulation 35(1)(a) Driver of first or second public light bus at public light bus
stand leaving vehicle


$320

41. Regulation 35(1)(b) Driver of first or second public light bus at public light bus
stand not ready/ willing to drive from public light bus stand

$320
42. Regulation 35(2)(a) Public light bus driver not moving forward at public light bus

stand


$320

43. Regulation 35(2)(b) Public light bus obstructing other public light bus at public
light bus stand


$320

44. Regulation 35(2)(c) Public light bus driver at stand not obeying directions given by
police officer/traffic warden


$320

45. Regulation 36(2) Taxi driver not moving forward at taxi stand


$320

45A. Regulation 36(1) Taxi driver of first or second taxi at a taxi stand not sitting in
or standing beside his taxi (Added L.N. 110 of 1994)

$320
46. Regulation 36(3)(b) Taxi driver at stand accepting fare out of turn


$320

47. Regulation 45(1)(d) Driver not taking all reasonable precautions to ensure safety of
passengers of a public bus, public light bus or taxi

$320
48. Regulation 45(1)(h) Stopping public bus, public light bus or taxi longer than

necessary when picking up/setting down passengers


$320

49. Regulation 49(2) Not setting taxi meter to recording position


$320

Road Traffic (Safety Equipment) Regulations (Cap 374 sub. leg. F)


50. Regulation 7A(1)(a) Driving taxi without being securely fastened with seat belt
$320

51. Regulation 7A(1)(a) Driving light bus without being securely fastened with seat
belt


$320



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52. Regulation 7A(1)(a) Driving goods vehicle without being securely fastened with
seat belt


$320

53. Regulation 7A(3) Driving private light bus when front seat passenger under 15
years of age not securely fastened with seat belt (Amended
L.N. 114 of 2004)


$230

54. Regulation 7A(3) Driving goods vehicle when front seat passenger under 15
years of age not securely fastened with seat belt


$230

55. Regulation 7B(2) Driving private car when rear seat passenger not securely
fastened with seat belt




$230

55A. Regulation 7B(3) Driving private car when rear seat passenger under 15 years of
age not securely fastened with seat belt (Added L.N. 219 of
2000)





$230

55B. Regulation 7B(6) Driving private car when rear seat passenger occupies rear seat
without seat belt when there is vacant rear seat with seat belt
(Added L.N. 219 of 2000)


$230

Road Traffic (Expressway) Regulations (Cap 374 sub. leg. Q)


56. Regulation 11 Failing to comply with restriction on using offside lane
(Added L.N. 255 of 1991)


$450

56A. Regulation 12(1) Falling to drive in the nearside lane of the carriageway of an
expressway (Added L.N. 117 of 2005)



$450

57. Regulation 13 Overtaking another vehicle on its nearside (Added L.N. 255 of
1991) $450

(Schedule replaced L.N. 47 of 1989. Amended L.N. 110 of 1994; L.N. 206 of 2000; L.N. 219 of 2000; 50 of
2000 s. 2)

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