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Mutunga, Boinett sign up new traffic rules

03 June 2015, 16:30 Victor Tinto

Nairobi - Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett and Chief Justice Willy Mutunga have agreed on new rules governing traffic offences.

The two agreed Wednesday to the new rules, which they both signed in Nairobi, signalling the end of punitive laws which allowed police to jail members of the public due to traffic offences.

The new laws will ease the payment of either fines for traffic offences and or bail for the same, a process which had led to the waste of time and accrued frustration by Kenyans.

Mutunga said that the new rules will ease the heartache suffered by Kenyans for offences that can be dealt with in a simpler manner.

" The new rules will ease the heartache and wastage suffered by Kenyans in dealing with traffic offences and I welcome it, he said.

On his part, Boinett said that the new measures will make life easy for both ends of the spectrum.

" Today the CJ Hon. Dr. Willy Mutunga and I released new directions for the management of traffic cases. These directives will simplify payment of traffic fines and eliminate corruption at Traffic Policeman level," he said.

Some of the changes made to the old traffic laws include.

1. Traffic courts must process the payment of traffic fines in open court. The respective courts must ensure that adequate facilities and time must be afforded to the accused persons to pay the fine or cash bail.

2. No accused persons in traffic cases will be locked up without first being granted time, place and adequate facilities to pay fines or bail.

Mutunga and Boinett also ordered the changes to take effect immediately.

They also asked Kenyans who end up on the wrong end of the stick to report the said officers and magistrates to their respective offices.

The traffic departments of both the judiciary and the National Police Service are known to be some of the most corrupt departments in the public service.

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