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INFRINGEMENTS ACT 2006 - SECT 54

Lodgement of infringement penalty with infringements registrar

    (1)     An enforcement agency may lodge details of any outstanding amount of an infringement penalty in respect of a lodgeable infringement offence together with the prescribed costs (if any) with an infringements registrar if—

        (a)     the infringement penalty is not less than the prescribed minimum infringement penalty amount; and

        (b)     the criteria set out in subsection (2) are satisfied.

    (2)     For the purposes of subsection (1)(b), the criteria are—

        (a)     a penalty reminder notice has been served on a person; and

S. 54(2)(b) substituted by No. 32/2006 s. 26(1).

        (b)     the period specified in the penalty reminder notice for payment under the penalty reminder notice has passed; and

        (c)     full payment of the infringement penalty and any prescribed costs have not been received by the enforcement agency; and

        (d)     the enforcement agency has not—

S. 54(2)(d)(i) amended by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 70.14).

              (i)     filed a charge-sheet charging the offence alleged to have been committed; or

              (ii)     referred the matter to the Court under section 17; and

S. 54(2)(da) inserted by No. 29/2016 s. 75.

        (da)     a person is not subject to a work and development permit; and

S. 54(2)(e) substituted by No. 81/2006 s. 32(1).

        (e)     if the infringement notice was served under section 87 of the Road Safety Act 1986 , the person was at the time of the infringement offence the responsible person (within the meaning of Part 6AA of the Road Safety Act 1986 ) in relation to the vehicle involved in the offence; and

S. 54(2)(f) substituted by No. 81/2006 s. 32(1).

        (f)     if the infringement notice was issued in respect of an offence to which section 66 of the Road Safety Act 1986 applies, the person was at the time of the infringement offence the responsible person (within the meaning of Part 6AA of the Road Safety Act 1986 ) in relation to the motor vehicle or trailer involved in the offence; and

S. 54(2)(g) substituted by Nos 81/2006 s. 32(1), 9/2008 s. 17.

        (g)         if the infringement notice was issued in respect of an offence against section 73(1) of the Melbourne City Link Act 1995 , the person was at the time of the infringement offence the responsible person (within the meaning of Part 6AA of the Road Safety Act 1986 ) in relation to the vehicle involved in the offence; and

S. 54(2)(h) amended by No. 32/2006 s. 26(2), substituted by No. 9/2008 s. 17.

        (h)     if the infringement notice was issued in respect of an offence under section 204 of the EastLink Project Act 2004 , the person was at the time of the trip to which the infringement offence relates the responsible person (within the meaning of Part 6AA of the Road Safety Act 1986 ) in relation to the vehicle involved in the offence.



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