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Croatia: Cash for police fines is not acceptable anymore

The Croatian Interior Ministry said it had procured 600 POS devices

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From July 1, 2022, fines for traffic offenses in Croatia will no longer be able to be paid in cash at the scene of the offense, but from that date, the Ministry of the Interior will switch to cashless collection of fines via POS devices.

The Croatian Ministry of the Interior announced that it had procured 600 POS devices, which were distributed to police administrations throughout Croatia.

Reducing corruption

In addition to faster, more efficient, and transparent functioning at the scene of the offense, by waiving the collection of fines in cash, the Ministry of the Interior believes that this decision affects the reduction of corruption risks in the police.

–  We emphasize that the police are already using POS devices for the collection of fines in the field, with the collection of fines in cash, while from July 1, the possibility of paying the fine in cash will no longer exist. A citizen who, through a POS device, pays a fine at the place where the offense was committed will be handed a Certificate that the fine and the costs of the procedure have been paid, and a slip on the transaction performed through the POS device.

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By paying a fine at the place of commission of a misdemeanor for which only a fine of up to HRK 2,000.00 (EUR 266) is prescribed as a fine for a natural and responsible person in a legal entity, up to HRK 5,000.00 (EUR 666) for a defendant natural person craftsman and a natural person engaged in other independent activity up to HRK 15,000.00 (EUR 2,000) for a legal entity and its equal entities, the amount of the fine is reduced by half – the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Croatia announced.

Payment of 2/3 penalty

If a citizen wants to pay a fine at the place of the crime but is unable to do so because he does not have a card with him, does not have enough funds in the account, or for some other reason, the police officer will serve a notice of the offense.

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In that case, the fine shall be deemed to have been collected at the place where the misdemeanor was committed if the citizen pays the fine, reduced by half, within three days of receiving the misdemeanor notice and submits proof of payment to the body that determined the misdemeanor.

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In case the citizen does not want to pay a fine at the place where the misdemeanor was committed, he will be issued a mandatory misdemeanor order, and it will be considered that the fine is paid in full if the citizen pays 2/3 of the imposed fine within 8 days from the day the misdemeanor order becomes final. penalties.

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