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INFRINGEMENTS ACT 2006 - SECT 32

Expiating the offence

S. 32(1) substituted by No. 29/2016 s. 68(1), amended by No. 59/2017 s. 117(1).

    (1)     This section applies if an infringement notice is not withdrawn and the infringement penalty and any penalty reminder notice fee are—

        (a)     paid within the period specified in the notice or late payment is accepted in accordance with section 15; or

        (b)     satisfied by the completion of a work and development permit.

S. 32(1A) inserted by No. 29/2016 s. 68(1).

    (1A)     Subject to subsection (2) and any other Act, the person on whom the notice was served has (as appropriate)—

S. 32(1A)(a) amended by No. 59/2017 s. 117(2).

        (a)     expiated the offence by payment of the infringement penalty and any penalty reminder notice fee; or

        (b)     expiated the offence by completion of the work and development permit.

    (2)     In the case of an infringement notice involving additional steps, a person has expiated the offence when—

S. 32(2)(a) substituted by No. 29/2016 s. 68(2), amended by No. 59/2017 s. 117(3).

        (a)     the infringement penalty and any penalty reminder notice fee are—

              (i)     paid within the period specified in the notice or late payment is accepted in accordance with section 15; or

              (ii)     satisfied by completion of a work and development permit; and

S. 32(2)(b) amended by No. 32/2006 s. 20(a).

        (b)     the additional steps are complied with as required by the Act or other instrument that creates the offence.

    (3)     An infringement penalty paid under this Part must be applied in the same way as a fine paid under an order of a court made on an offender being convicted or found guilty of the offence to which the infringement penalty relates.



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