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Service of infringement notice

    (1)     An infringement notice for an infringement offence may be served on a person—

        (a)     by delivering it personally to the person; or

        (b)     by sending it by post addressed to the person at the person's last known place of residence or business; or

        (c)     if a vehicle is involved in the alleged commission of the offence, by affixing or placing the notice on that vehicle in a conspicuous manner; or

S. 12(d) amended by No. 32/2006 s. 8(1).

        (d)     in any other manner not specified in paragraphs (a) to (c) if the Act or other instrument which establishes the infringement offence or any other Act or other instrument provides for any other manner of service.

S. 12(2) inserted by No. 32/2006 s. 8(2), amended by No. 47/2014 s. 208(1).

    (2)     Subject to any evidence to the contrary and despite anything to the contrary in section 49 of the Interpretation of Legislation Act 1984 , an infringement notice served by post in accordance with subsection (1)(b) is deemed to be served 7 days after the date of the infringement notice.

S. 12(3) inserted by No. 32/2006 s. 8(2), amended by No. 47/2014 s. 208(2).

    (3)     An infringement notice served on a person less than 21 days before the date specified in the infringement notice as the due date for payment of the infringement penalty is invalid.


See section 163A.

S. 13 substituted by No. 32/2006 s. 9.

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