|374J||Title:||TRAFFIC WARDENS (DISCIPLINE) REGULATIONS||Gazette Number:|
|Regulation:||15||Heading:||Power to suspend punishment||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) Subject to this regulation, any punishment awarded by a tribunal may be suspended by that tribunal or by any police officer of higher rank than the officer or officers constituting the tribunal for a period of not less than 6 months nor more than 1 year.
(2) Subject to paragraph (3), where any punishment has been suspended under this regulation the tribunal or any police officer of higher rank shall at the expiration of the period of suspension review the case or may, at any time during the period of suspension, review the case, taking into consideration such reports on the conduct of the defaulter during the period of suspension as may be available.
(3) The tribunal or officer of higher rank may remit or reduce the punishment and in such an event shall cause any entry relating to the offence which has been made in the records of the defaulter to be expunged or altered, as the case may be, or order the punishment to be executed forthwith, except that if, during the period of suspension, the defaulter is convicted of a further disciplinary offence the suspended punishment shall be executed forthwith and any punishment on such further offence shall not be suspended.
(4) This regulation shall not affect the lodging and hearing of an appeal.