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POLICE OFFENCES ACT 1935 - SECT 37GA

Notice of demand

(1)  A police officer may serve a notice of demand on the owner or registered operator of a motor vehicle if the police officer is satisfied that the driver or an occupant of that motor vehicle has committed an offence.
(2)  A notice of demand is to –
(a) indicate the offence to which it relates; and
(b) specify the registration number of the motor vehicle that was involved in the offence; and
(c) specify that the owner or registered operator is to provide to a police officer, within 7 days after the owner or registered operator is served with the notice, a statutory declaration stating –
(i) the name, address and, if known, the date of birth and driver licence number of the driver or occupant of the motor vehicle at the time the offence was committed; or
(ii) if the owner or registered operator does not know the details referred to in subparagraph (i)  –
(A) any information that may lead to the identification of the driver or occupant of the motor vehicle; or
(B) the reasonable steps that the owner or registered operator has taken to obtain such information.
(3)  An owner or registered operator must comply with the notice of demand.
Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 50 penalty units.



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