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INFRINGEMENTS ACT 2006 - SECT 159

Infringement offender to be brought before the Court

S. 159(1) inserted by No. 32/2006 s. 48(1)(3)(a).

    (1)     Subject to section 161A, an infringement offender must be brought before the Court within 24 hours after being arrested.

S. 159(2) amended by No. 32/2006 s. 48(3)(a).

    (2)     If it is not practicable to bring an infringement offender before the Court within 24 hours after being arrested—

S. 159(2)(a) amended by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 70.24).

        (a)     a date for the infringement offender to attend before the Court must be fixed; and

S. 159(2)(b) amended by No. 32/2006 s. 48(2).

        (b)     the infringement offender must be discharged from custody on bail under section 10 of the Bail Act 1977 .

S. 159(3) repealed by No. 32/2006 s. 48(3)(b).

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S. 159(4) re‑numbered as s. 159(3) by No. 32/2006 s. 48(3)(c).

    (3)     An infringement offender arrested under an infringement warrant may be discharged from custody on bail under section 10 of the Bail Act 1977 .

S. 159(5) re‑numbered as s. 159(4) by No. 32/2006 s. 48(3)(d).

    (4)     This section ceases to apply if there are no outstanding fines under the infringement warrant.

S. 160 amended by Nos 32/2006 s. 48(4), 9/2008 s. 40, 65/2011 s. 98, 26/2012 s. 75, 32/2013 s. 54, substituted by No. 29/2016 s. 86.



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