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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 13 Hansard (29 November) . . Page.. 5353 ..


(7) No further action is taken once action outlined in (3) above has been taken.

(8) People are able to enter an infringement notice management plan. This enables the person to either pay the penalty by instalments or by undertaking a community work or social development program. Payments can be made via centrepay and people on benefits are able to pay a minimum of $5 per week. People that are in exceptional circumstances are able to apply for waiver of the infringement notice penalty.

Parking—fines (Question No 2045)

Ms Le Couteur asked the Minister for City Services, upon notice, on 2 November 2018 (redirected to the Minister for Business and Regulatory Services):

(1) How many parking infringement notices are issued annually.

(2) How many are not paid by the required date.

(3) What action is taken against these people.

(4) What information is collected about reasons for not paying.

(5) How many do not pay because of limited income and what proportion of unpaid fines does this represent.

(6) What number and proportion of unpaid fines were issued to people who (a) are living on a Centrelink payment and (b) identify as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.

(7) For the people who did not pay because of limited income, what further action was taken.

(8) What arrangements are in place for people who are experiencing hardship to mitigate the effect of fines.

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

(1) 2017 = 85051

2018 = 89852 (YTD as at 9 November)

(2) 2017 = 10234

2018 = 6694 (YTD as at 9 November)

(3) A suspension is placed against the person's ACT driver licence, right to drive in the ACT or vehicle registration until the infringement notice has been paid, the person enters into an infringement notice management plan or the fine is withdrawn.

(4) and (5) This information is not requested or stored centrally.

(6) (a) 2017 = 864

2018 = 488 (YTD as at 9 November)


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