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INFRINGEMENTS ACT 2006 - SECT 53

Payment plans may extend period for bringing proceedings for offence

    (1)     If a payment plan applies to a person, the period during which proceedings must be commenced for an infringement offence is extended as follows—

S. 53(1)(a) amended by No. 9/2008 s. 16(1).

        (a)     if the person to whom the payment plan applies defaults on a payment in respect of an infringement offence, by 6 months after the date on which a person has defaulted under the payment plan;

S. 53(1)(b) amended by No. 9/2008 s. 16(1).

        (b)     if a person to whom a payment plan applies removes an infringement penalty and prescribed costs in respect of an infringement offence from the plan, by 6 months after the date on which the person has removed that infringement penalty and prescribed costs from the payment plan;

S. 53(1)(c) amended by No. 9/2008 s. 16(1).

        (c)     if a person to whom a payment plan applies cancels the payment plan in respect of an infringement offence, by 6 months after the date on which the person cancels the payment plan.

Note to S. 53(1) repealed by No. 9/2008 s. 16(2).

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S. 53(2) amended by Nos 32/2006 s. 25(1), 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 70.13), 18/2010 s. 43.

    (2)     Subsection (1) has effect despite section 7(1) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2009 , section 344A of the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 or any other provision of any Act or other instrument providing for the period during which proceedings must be commenced for an offence alleged to have been committed.

Pt 3A (Heading and s. 53A) inserted by No. 29/2016 s. 73.

Part 3A—Internal review oversight

S. 53A inserted by No. 29/2016 s. 73.



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