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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 14 Hansard (8 December) . . Page.. 6080..


To encourage the purchase of more environmentally friendly (A-rated and B-rated) vehicles and to discourage the purchase of less environmentally friendly (D-rated) vehicles the ACT Government imposes variable stamp duties depending on the vehicle rating. Better performing vehicles have a lower duty imposed and vehicles with poorer performance have a higher duty imposed. Vehicle ratings and the duties payable can be found at http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/di/2010-133/current/pdf/2010-133.pdf .

Roads—driving fines (Question No 1916)

Ms Bresnan asked the Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development, upon notice, on 27 October 2011 (redirected to the Attorney-General):

What alternatives does the Government provide to the revocation of a driving license in instances where fines remain unpaid and does it allow for garnishee debt recovery in these instances.

Mr Corbell: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

The Road Transport (General) Act 1999 (the Act) provides for a driver licence, vehicle registration or right to drive suspension to be applied where a vehicle related infringement notice remains unpaid. The Act provides for no alternatives. There are no garnishee debt recovery arrangements for unpaid vehicle related infringements.

Roads—driving fines (Question No 1917)

Ms Le Couteur asked the Treasurer, upon notice, on 27 October 2011 (redirected to the Attorney-General):

What alternatives does the Government provide to the revocation of a driving license in instances where fines remain unpaid and does it allow for garnishee debt recovery in these instances.

Mr Corbell: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

The Road Transport (General) Act 1999 (the Act) provides for a driver licence, vehicle registration or right to drive suspension to be applied where a vehicle related infringement notice remains unpaid. The Act provides for no alternatives. There are no garnishee debt recovery arrangements for unpaid vehicle related infringements.

Government—investments (Question No 1918)

Ms Hunter asked the Treasurer, upon notice, on 27 October 2011:


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