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Consultation on fine default in Northern Ireland

The Department of Justice is carrying out a consultation on the issue of fine default in Northern Ireland.

For the past number of years there has been an increasing number of people ending up in prison for the non-payment of a fine.

Your views are invited on a number of proposals around four key areas in the fines process: targeting the fine; encouraging payment; dealing with default; and delivering the service.

Consultation on Fine Default in Northern Ireland (PDF 294 KB)

Equality Screening Form (PDF 519 KB)

Responses to this consultation

Fine Enforcement Consultation - Summary of Responses and Way Forward (PDF 509 KB)