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I will be travelling by car with my friend (only 1 friend). With the current lockdown rules, will I be stopped and fined? From Coronavirus: Boris Johnson's address to the nation in full - BBC News That is why people will only be allowed to leave their home for the following very limited purposes: Shopping for basic necessities, as ...


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Assuming that the payment is due to Statens Innkrevningssentral (the government collection agency), you can pay online with credit card by going the their web site, click on 'pay by card' and follow the instructions in the popup. They ask for a KID, which you will find on the bank giro slip you already have. Card payments are charged an additional NOK 40 fee....


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With the current lockdown rules, will I be stopped and fined? What are the possible consequences? If you're lucky, you will be stopped, fined, and sent home. If you're unlucky: You get sick from COVID-19. You pass on COVID-19 to (many) others, some of whom may die, and more who will have to go to a busy hospital. You get fined or even have to go to jail (...


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You'd have to look up the relevant laws in the country concerned, which could require some research and quite possibly translation. For example, in the case of the US, I believe it's up to $4,300—now $5,340—but there are a bunch of programs in place that can result in the fines being waived for airlines under some circumstances. This document lists a broad ...


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The New York State DMV says this: Non-residents Out-of-state and foreign driver licenses\ You can drive in New York State with a valid driver license from another state or country. You don’t need to apply for a New York State driver license unless you become a New York State resident. If you have a driver license from another country you do not need to have ...


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If you in Germany ride a bicycle under influence of alcohol and your blood alcohol content is above 0.16% or the police deem you incapable of riding the bicycle without endangering others, the consequences are basically the same as if you had been driving a motorized vehicle. It is of no relevance that you were only riding 50-60m or that it was not your ...


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Probably not. It is possible for a member state to impose a Schengen-wide entry ban which will be be registered in the common Schengen Information System. But this requires that the subject of the ban is specifically informed in writing about the ban. Hopefully your sister has held on to all the paperwork she was given during the process. Even if there is ...


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You are wrong in your assumption that you can carry any goods between EU states without paperwork. For certain categories, taxes may still apply even if there are no customs duties, because taxes are not harmonized. With significant amounts of alcohol and similar goods, you would have to demonstrate that you are not a commercial importer. As I understand it,...


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63€ for gasoline seems right in this part of the world, and for 63€ to become an unnoticeable difference, you would have had to buy snakcs for several hundred €'s, that's a lot, so you really should have noticed, so for all practical purposes you did commit a crime. I don't know the German level for typical fines, but I think 100€ sounds cheap. So you ...


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Since you said you were driving your boyfriend's car in Australia, I'm going to assume your boyfriend is Australian. If not, that would change things. I'm also unfamiliar with the exact processes of Australia, but I am with other countries' processes for foreign traffic tickets, and they tend to be similar. If you never go back to Australia they are very ...


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Indian Railways specifies the minim amount passengers will be fined for travelling without a ticket. To date (April 2017) that an excess fee (i.e. a fine) starting at 250Rs, to be added to the full ticket amount from departure (or equivalent location) to destination. Since I am having trouble loading the official Indian Railway websites, I will quote from an ...


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You might be guilty of theft or fraud by taking the gas without paying. The station could have filed criminal charges and you would get a chance to argue your viewpoint that it is all their fault in court. (Or you could have ignored the summons. Could be trouble on your next visit ...) Instead they decided to send you an invoice for the debt, with ...


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It is not unusual to be told by your rental company that you have to pay a traffic fine. Tickets are usually charged to car owners (meaning the rental company), and the rental company is allowed to pass the charge on to you. They may have paid the fine and require you to pay them back. If the email is really from a reputable rental company they are unlikely ...


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It is useful to see the Customs information page on Electronic device examinations. It is somewhat easier to read than the actual text of the law linked from your question. If Customs suspects, under "reasonable suspicion", that a traveller is involved in criminal offending, then they may request access to search your phone. One of two things might ...


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No, you wouldn't. Hong Kong and China are two different jurisdictions, on which HK law does not apply to China, and vice versa (with exceptions). Anyway, you should pay that fine in someday so that you don't have any trouble when you will visit HK in the future.


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First, if you gave them your actual address, they might mail you regarding this, but they might as well give up on the fine. The payment process at the "posta" refers to Italian post offices only. Should you plan another trip to Italy soon, you might solve it then. Finally, if you want to be over-correct and get this solved, you can contact their "Customer ...


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For your information... story dated 22:56 24 March: Police have been stopping cars to make sure people are only making essential journeys. It comes after Boris Johnson yesterday put the UK on lockdown, ordering Brits to remain in their homes unless they have a valid reason to go out. He warned that police would issue fines to those found ...


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Hurry. If in victoria at the time of the driving offence, check with the authorities at: https://online.fines.vic.gov.au/en/Contact-Us Note that all official Australian government websites end in .gov.au Check quickly, the consequences are listed on the website, and worsen for you. For Victoria (my state) they have a process for "pausing" the ...


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Unfortunately no. There is no centralised system you can access, nor is there a way to ask the authorities. Even if you could ask, there is no guarantee that they would have the information anyways, since there is a processing time needed to receive and analyse all the traffic violation data. The only thing you can do is wait for the fine to be delivered. ...


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Since both Ireland and Germany are in the same customs union, any customs check is unlikly. Also this not a matter of endangered species but of shells commonly found on a sea shore, may be considered a natural process. There are countries or areas which don't like certain natural products being 'stolen' (Sardinia and other vacation islands) sand and ...


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She didn't pay the ticket, and more than one year later nothing has happened at all. No problems at the border and no letters etc. afterwards. Still not sure about entering Canada again, but apart from that everything's fine.


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In general, your friend would probably be well advised paying the fine or get a traffic lawyer, if they feel it's not justified. It seems pretty clear that it is though. In your comments you mention that the employer / owner of the car "supports" her, but it seems to me that they just don't care. I guess if she leaves within the normal window for paying ...


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As you are no collector of shells it is very likely you will not recognize protected species, especially as shells can come to the beach far from where they live. If there is a wildlife ranger or other specialist available to you in Ireland, ask. If they are a protected species it does not matter you found them already dead, as there is no visible ...


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The Vollstreckungsverjährung for charges up to 1000 Euro is three years. However, several measures of the authorities can extend that period ad infinitum. For example, if the authorities don't start that Vollstreckung because they found you left Germany. In that case, they will bill you on your next visit.


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I think it will greatly depend on the country. Each country sets the rules independently. Here in Canada, you could not register a vehicle in this country unless it were legally imported. The temporary importation you would have been permitted when entering Canada by road from the US, or by sea from other countries, would not permit you to sell the ...


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According to the AA, if you believe you have committed the offence you should pay the fine or face the real possibility of being chased for a much-increased penalty charge and probable travel difficulties in France in future. https://www.theaa.com/european-breakdown-cover/driving-in-europe/driving-offence-abroad


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There is some (cryptical) reference or file number in the letter that you received (most probably on the top of the letter and doubled as bar code). Put that number into the transaction title. (that was what I did and the fine was fine).


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It seems the only thing that keeps you from paying by credit card is a fiscal code (codice fiscale). Very strictly speaking this code is assigned to you by the Italian tax authorities, but as a practical matter it is easily derived from your name and date and place of birth. Many websites offer this, e.g. this one does so for people born abroad (make sure to ...


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Typically, if a police officer saw you, he will stop you immediately and give you a ticket. You can pay that from anywhere in the world online (credit card, etc) or via a check. If you were photographed by an automated system, the ticket will be mailed to the registered owner; if it is a rental car, to the rental car company. They will tell the police your ...


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I suggest you contact someone there to help you with the process before come to US. In Florida, you may have several options to pay your traffic ticket, including: Online. By mail. By phone. In person.


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