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INFRINGEMENTS ACT 2006 - SECT 5

Guidelines

    (1)     The Attorney-General, after consultation with any other Minister whose area of responsibility may be affected by the guidelines, may make guidelines for or with respect to—

S. 5(1)(a) amended by No. 32/2006 s. 5(a).

        (a)     the offences suitable for being subject to infringement notices under this Act or any other Act or other instrument;

        (b)     the level of penalty suitable for being subject to infringement notices;

        (c)     the administration of this Act including—

              (i)     a model code of conduct to apply to issuing officers and enforcement agencies unless an enforcement agency has adopted its own code of conduct;

              (ii)     the criteria to be considered in determining whether a person is entitled to a payment plan and the management of a payment plan, including eligibility criteria;

S. 5(1)(c)(iii) repealed by No. 29/2016 s. 62.

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S. 5(1)(c)(iv) amended by No. 32/2006 s. 5(b).

              (iv)     the use of any records kept by enforcement agencies of any infringement notices or official warnings issued or served;

              (v)     the provision of information, including statistical data, relating to infringement offences to the Attorney-General;

              (vi)     any other matter relating to the administration of this Act.

    (2)     The Attorney-General—

        (a)     must cause the guidelines to be published in the Government Gazette; and

        (b)     may publish the guidelines on the Internet.

    (3)     The guidelines take effect on the date of publication in the Government Gazette or such later date as is specified in the guidelines.



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