—(1) Where it appears to a police officer or an employee of the Authority authorised in that behalf that any person has committed or is guilty of any prescribed offence to which this section applies, he may serve a prescribed notice on such person, offering such person the opportunity of the discharge of any liability to the conviction of that offence by the payment of a fixed penalty prescribed for that offence under this section.
(2) No person shall be liable to be convicted of an offence mentioned in subsection (1) if the fixed penalty is paid in accordance with this section before the expiration of 14 days following the date of the notice or such longer period (if any) as may be specified therein.
(3) A notice under subsection (1) may be addressed to the owner or driver of the motor vehicle without stating his name or address and may be served personally or by affixing it to the motor vehicle.
(4) A notice affixed to a motor vehicle under subsection (3) shall not be removed or interfered with except by or under the authority of the owner or driver liable for the offence in question; and any person contravening this subsection shall be guilty of an offence.
(5) Payment of a fixed penalty under this section shall be made at the police station or office specified in the notice.
(6) Where the amount of any fixed penalty for an alleged offence is paid pursuant to this section, no person shall be liable for any further proceedings for the alleged offence.
(7) The appropriate Minister may make rules —
to prescribe the offences to which this section shall apply;
to prescribe the amount of penalty payable under this section for any prescribed offence;
to prescribe different amounts of penalties for different prescribed offences or for the same offence having regard to the circumstances thereof; and
to make provision as to any matter incidental to the operation of this section.
(8) This section is supplemental to and not in derogation of any other provisions of this Act.