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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2014 Week 3 Hansard (10 April) . . Page.. 1015..


Parking—infringement notices (Question No 244)

Mr Hanson asked the Attorney-General, upon notice, on 26 February 2014:

(1) In relation to the Justice and Community Safety 2012-13 Annual report (page 104) referring to Parking 2010-13, in each of the three financial years 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13, how many of the parking infringement notices (PINs) were (a) paid in full, and (b) not paid because (i) the notice was withdrawn, (ii) the matter was dismissed in court, (iii) the vehicle had interstate registration, (iv) the vehicle had diplomatic registration, and (v) any other reason.

(2) What is the cost of issuing a PIN which (a) is paid without further ORS action, (b) is subsequently withdrawn by ORS, and (c) ends up at a court hearing.

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

Question (1) 2010 - 2011 2011 - 2012 2012 - 2013 (a) Paid in Full 85,477 83,733 88,971 (i) Withdrawn 2,782 5,119 6,954 (ii)Dismissed in court 52 42 18 (iii)Interstate 3,232 2,939 3,221 (iv)Diplomatic 1 2 0 (v) Other 1,074 1,088 1,544 Note: infringements are live records and information contained above will change over time.

Note: the numbers differ to those in the annual report as these detailed figures have been taken from Rego ACT and the figures relate to action taken in each financial year even if the PIN was issued in a different year.

Question (2)

The Directorate does not maintain financial information on a unit cost basis as requested. However, indicative cost estimates are provided below: (a)is paid without further ORS action Approximate unit cost - $43 (b)subsequently withdrawn by ORS Approximate unit cost - $471 (c)ends up at a court hearing Approximate unit cost - $512, 3 Note:

1 The indicative additional costs for parking operation review and subsequent withdrawal of infringement by ORS is averaged across all estimated infringements issued.

2 The indicative additional costs for parking operation review and resources associated with matters that result in a court hearing is averaged across all estimated infringements issued.

3 In addition to the approximate unit cost shown, each matter that ends up at a court hearing will result in further costs; for example court hearing and DPP costs.

Government—international air fares (Question No 245)

Mr Coe asked the Chief Minister, upon notice, on 26 February 2014:


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