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MOTOR ACCIDENT INSURANCE ACT 1994 - SECT 87W
(1) A proceeding for an offence against this Act is to be taken in a summary
way under the Justices Act 1886 before a magistrate on the complaint of—
the commissioner; or
(b) the Attorney-General; or
(c) a person authorised by
the commissioner or the Attorney-General to take the proceeding.
proceeding must start—
(a) within 2 years after the commission of the
(b) within 6 months after the commission of the offence comes to
the knowledge of the complainant; whichever is the later.
(3) A statement in
a complaint that—
(a) the complainant is authorised by the commissioner or
the Attorney-General to take the proceeding; or
(b) the commission of the
alleged offence came to the knowledge of the complainant on a particular date;
is evidence of the fact stated.
(4) Proof of an authorisation by the
commissioner or the Attorney-General under subsection (1) (c) is not required
in a proceeding unless the defendant gives the entity responsible for
prosecuting the proceeding a notice of intention to challenge the
authorisation at least 10 business days before the hearing date.
notice must be in the form approved by the commission or transport
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