Starting next week, road traffic offenders in corporate areas will be taken to traffic court at night and on Saturdays.
The Court Management Division announced today in evening court that the Saturday Court of the Corporate Area Traffic Court is set to open on Monday, December 5th.
The Night Court will run Monday through Friday from 5pm to 9pm.
In addition, the Saturday court meeting will be held from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Those with unpaid traffic tickets are urged to contact the corporate area traffic court.
Yesterday, Justice Minister Delroy Chuck addressed a conference of magistrates in Ocho Rios, St. Ann, declaring the government would crack down on traffic violators.
He said there are about 1 million outstanding traffic tickets.
Tickets are in order and will be posted on the Department of Justice website, Chuck said.
Violators will be arrested and taken to court, he warned.
He also used his presentation to dismiss calls from public passenger car operators requesting a pardon for unpaid traffic tickets, telling them it was a matter of the courts, not the government.
“This is a matter of the courts. This is not a matter of the prime minister, the minister of justice and the government. If you fail to pay for your ticket within 21 days, it is a matter of the courts. If you want a payment plan , consult a judge,” he said.
How to get information on unpaid transportation tickets
Traffic court in the corporate area:
Phone – 876-633-7108 or 876-938-2555.
Email – Corporatearea.email@example.com
Court Affairs Division
Phone: 876-613-8907 or 876-754-8337 or 876-908-0138
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