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STATE PENALTIES ENFORCEMENT ACT 1999 - SECT 14

Service of infringement notices for infringement notice offences involving vehicles

14 Service of infringement notices for infringement notice offences involving vehicles

(1) An infringement notice for an infringement notice offence involving a vehicle may be served—
(a) on the owner of the vehicle; or
(b) on the person named in a known user declaration as the person who was in charge of the vehicle at the relevant time; or
(c) on the person named in a sold vehicle declaration as the person to whom the vehicle had been sold or otherwise disposed of before the relevant time.
(2) If the infringement notice is to be served by post, the notice may be addressed to the person—
(a) for the owner of the vehicle—at the address of the owner in the register of vehicles kept under a registration Act; or
(b) for the person named in a known user declaration—at the person’s address stated in the declaration or another address for the person in the register of vehicles kept under a registration Act; or
(c) for the person named in a sold vehicle declaration—at the person’s address stated in the declaration or another address for the person in the register of vehicles kept under a registration Act.
(3) Also, the infringement notice may be served by securely placing or attaching the notice, addressed to the owner, without further description, on or to the vehicle in a conspicuous position.
(4) If the infringement notice is served under subsection (3) , it is taken to have been served on the owner on the day it is placed on or attached to the vehicle.
(5) A person must not interfere with an infringement notice placed on or attached to a vehicle unless the person is the owner or the person in charge of the vehicle at the relevant time.
Penalty—
Maximum penalty for subsection (5) —40 penalty units.



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