Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Public Accounts Committee

2012 Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General
Chapter 7 - Management of Fixed Charge Notice System

12:20 pm

Mr. Martin Callinan:

As the Deputy has rightly identified, the process map from the Comptroller and Auditor General's report 7.11 clearly sets out the percentages in terms of the number of tickets that are cancelled. I would hope we would be in a position to improve our lot in that process. However, issues where summonses go to court and are served are separate from our business. In the context of statute-barred tickets, I would hope to be in a position to improve that 0.4%. It is relatively small but nonetheless with figures behind it-----