The Sentencing Guidelines App includes a number of Tools including the Overweight Fines Calculator.
Similarly to the standard fines calculator, this can be configured for specific regional variations where a
particular Legal Justice Area tends to follow an unofficial standard for
The Overweight Fines Calculator configuration options are as follows:
Relevant Weekly Income -- the is the presumed relevant weekly income for Assumed Income (£400) and Benefit Income (£110) values. In the event of these values changing with little notice, they can be set within Fine Calculator preferences as RWI1 and RWI2 respectively. These two values appear as buttons upon the
Overweight Fines Calculator, and are the same values as the standard Fines Calculator.
Costs of Prosecution brought by HMCTS or the relevant agency can be programmed into the costs buttons labelled Costs 1 through to Costs 4. Changing these values will change the buttons upon both the Fines Calculator and Overweight Vehicles Calculator.
The Overweight Fines Calculator supports a variety of different Rounding functions for Rounding Off, On, Up (Ceiling) and Down (Floor).
Click the play button on the video below to watch a short demonstration of the Overweight Fines Calculator various functions and settings, as well as a glance into Preferences where we can customise the values discussed above: