(1) This section applies if the Director, Fines Victoria determines—
(a) that an applicant is an eligible person in respect of an eligible offence; and
(b) that the infringement penalty is reduced, and specifies the amount of the reduced infringement penalty, resulting from the determination.
(2) The Director, Fines Victoria must, by writing, notify the following of the determination—
(a) the applicant; and
(b) if a direction has been given under section 165DB(1)(b) to an enforcement agency, the enforcement agency.
(3) The applicant is not liable for any fees related to any fine which is the subject of an application that accrue while the application is being determined.
(4) The period during which an enforcement agency that has been given a direction under subsection 165DB(1)(b) in relation to an eligible offence may commence a proceeding for that offence is extended by 6 months after the date of the notice given under subsection (2)(b).
S. 165DE inserted by No. 53/2021 s. 21.