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Old 12-09-2019, 08:59 AM
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A fool and his money

An Englishman was fined (converted to OZ language) $180 for doing 60Kph in a 50kph zone.
He spent nearly $55,000 in court and lawyer expenses to defend himself saying he did not speed. And he still lost the case.

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-...ester-49641063
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Old 12-09-2019, 09:06 AM
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There is a famous Australian case where a barrister went to court over the one penny fare for a ferry.
It went to the Privy Council ( the highest court of appeal in those days for Australia but in England).

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Old 12-09-2019, 09:06 AM
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This one's even better.
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-hampshire-44058417
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Old 12-09-2019, 09:09 AM
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"a man from the Isle of Lewis ...."


Says it all right there....

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Old 12-09-2019, 09:23 AM
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Yes there are some D--heads in this world. I may be one of them.

When I first got my drivers license at age 18, I was in a Right Hand only turn lane, I couldn't go straight as I would have driven into the traffic lights.
Anyway I was fined for not having my right hand indicator on and I argued with the cop that its obvious I'm turning right anybody looking would know I was turning right.
So I hired a barrister to plead my case in court and I lost.
The moral of the story don't fight big brother, just pay the fine.
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Old 12-09-2019, 09:43 AM
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"a man from the Isle of Lewis ...."


Says it all right there....



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...Police said the documents were sent to Monsieur Musee, which translates as Mr Museum...
No points for creativity though...
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