5 authorities determine the mechanism of seizure of the balances of traffic violations - Saudi News

While approval was issued for amendments to the traffic system allowing the violator to apply for a period of 90 days to pay the fine, and to agree to split the payment of the fine value for one violation, in addition to reducing the value of the traffic fine by no more than 25% of the value of the upper limit according to regulations, a legal specialist confirmed to « Okaz stated that the amendments permitted the seizure and execution of bank account balances directly on violators in violations that endanger public safety, provided that the traffic departments in the public courts take over the adjudicate on the objections.

Okaz sources reported that each of the ministries of the Interior, Justice, Finance, the Central Bank of Saudi Arabia, and the Board of Grievances will agree on the necessary procedures for seizure and enforcement of traffic violations.

And the National Center for Documentation and Archives published details of the decision to approve amendments to Article 75 of the Traffic Law.

The amendments to the traffic system stipulated: Amending paragraph (2) to read as follows: “With due regard to paragraph (2) of Article (73) of this system, and what is contained in paragraph (3) of this Article, if the period prescribed for objecting to the violation has passed. As stipulated in Paragraph (1) of this Article without objection, or if the competent court rejects the objection of the violator, or a ruling is issued to amend the amount of the fine resulting from the violation recorded against him, the violator must pay the fine within a period not exceeding (15) days, and may The violator may submit during this period a request to grant him a period not exceeding (90) days to pay the fine. If the violator does not pay within the specified period, it is permissible to seize and implement the balances of his bank accounts directly according to a mechanism set by the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Finance, and the Central Bank of Saudi Arabia. and the Board of Grievances. The Ministry of Interior, in agreement with the Ministry of Finance and the Ministerial Committee for Traffic Safety, determines the violations that do not apply to seizure and direct execution, and that do not endanger public safety.

Paragraph (3) was amended to read as follows: “Payment of the value of the traffic fine may be divided for one violation, and the value of the traffic fine may also be reduced by no more than 25% of its minimum value, in accordance with regulations set by the Minister of Interior in agreement with the Minister of Finance.

The good amendments indicated that the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Finance, the Central Bank of Saudi Arabia, and the Board of Grievances agreed on the necessary procedures for the seizure and enforcement of traffic violations, in light of the provisions of paragraph (2) of Article (seventy-fifth), referred to. referred to in Clause (First) of this Resolution.

For his part, Lawyer Ashraf Al-Sarraj said: “The system allowed for objections to traffic violations, and traffic departments are judicial departments under the jurisdiction of the general courts, and are specialized in cases arising from accidents and violations of the traffic system. It handles the cases arising from traffic accidents, and the violations stipulated in the Traffic Law and its Executive Regulations.”

Al-Sarraj pointed out that the amendments to the traffic system came in line with the successive developments in society, in order to facilitate and reduce burdens on citizens and residents and protect roads from violations.

And he indicated that the Ministry of Interior provides many electronic services to citizens to reduce time and effort, and he suggested that the system applies to new violations and is awaiting the approval of the committee, which arranges the necessary procedures for seizure and implementation of traffic violations.

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