Apprehended Violence Order Compliance Checks

The NSW Police Force have initiated a policy of knocking on the doors of victims and/or personed named in the apprehended domestic/personal violence orders (AVO), checking on the safety of victims and their families, inquiring if AVO’s are being complied with and ensuring no breaches are occurring. While traditionally these checks were utilised for high […]

Laws Surrounding Fireworks? Are Fireworks legal in NSW?

The short answer is No, unless you have a license to purchase, use, store, manufacturer, supply and transport fireworks than it is illegal to possession, let off or supply fireworks. Can I obtain a licence? There are two main licence types when it comes to the use of fireworks. Firework Single Use licence (FSULL) This […]

Removing or Appealing a Licence Disqualification

If you currently face a lengthy disqualification period and have complied with this a period of two or four years offence free (depending on your case) and you have not been convicted of certain driving offences involving death or grievous bodily harm, then you may be eligible to remove or appeal your licence disqualification. Every […]

Reviewing or appealing an Infringement Notice

The idea of appealing an infringement notice is not technically correct, when you are seeking a review of a penalty notice to that the authority will withdraw and/or caution the offence in questions.   When reviewing your fine, Revenue NSW will take into account your personal circumstances. This means that you should tell us if […]

I have received an infringement notice, what do I do?

An infringement notice is commonly referred to as a fine, ticket, TIN or CIN and penalty notice. These are all essentially the same thing; the Fines Act 1996 refers to all these notices as penalty notices. There are two main types of infringement notices firstly, those issues by the NSW Police Force or another agency […]

Should I complete the Traffic Offender Program?

The traffic offender program (TOP) or the Traffic Offender Intervention Program (TOIP) is a road safety course. It is designed to provide drivers with the information and skills necessary to develop positive attitudes to driving and to change driving behaviour by developing safer driving behaviours.   The content of these programs are regulated by the […]

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