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Man pays £60.00 fine for taking his Son on Holiday .. in pennies !


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I thought that paying with so many coins was not allowed under the coinage act..

 

In fact that is correct, but he did the smart thing to dump the coins on their desk and walk off.

All money found at LA offices must be accounted for, so they couldn't ignore the fact that this money was in their possession and to account for it they were forced to count all the coins.

Then I suppose they decided to just put an end to this story by accepting it as payment.

If he had stood there asking for a receipt and all they would have surely refused the coins, but he did well to leave the money and go.

He could have appealed mentioning the high court sentence platt vs isle of Wight and probably get away with it, but he must be a joker 😂

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The article with the guy was dated June 21, 2016 - so a month after the Judgment you mention - if I were him I would have challenged the fine.

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