YEREVAN, June 17. /ARKA/. Armenia’s government has approved amendments to the law on administrative offenses, the government’s press office reported on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan said that the relevant agencies had considered the amendments carefully, and the president presented his stance on the matter as well.
“We make a concession and down fines for speeding by 50%, and also propose to enforce the new law immediately after its adoption, not on September 1, as it was planned before,” the premier said.
Public danger degree of administrative offences determines the sizes of fines. Those drivers exceeding the permitted speed by one to 20 km/hour will be fined AMD 1,000.
The current law implies the fine equal to three minimum salaries for exceeding the permitted speed by 15 to 30 km/h, five salaries for 30 to 40 km/h, eight salaries for 40 to 60 and ten-fold minimum salary size for exceeding the permitted speed by 60 km/h and more. ($1 – AMD 411.86)..-0----