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Understanding traffic fines <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​​Types of traffic fines​​​​​​​</h2> <p>There are two types of traffic fines: a section 56 notice, and a section 341 notice. </p> <span> <p> <strong>Section 56 notice:</strong> issued by a traffic officer, and usually involves an offence that happened while the vehicle was moving. This notice gives you a pay date as well as a court date. You have 30 days to pay your fine, and you will need to attend court on the appointed date, which will be within four months from the date of issue.</p> <p> <strong>Section 341 notice</strong>: issued to a motorist by post for violations caught on a traffic camera or as a traffic ticket (pink slip) while the motorist is not around for an expired licence disc, parking in a loading zone or parking on a red demarcated lane. This notice does not have a court date, but you have 30 days to pay the fine before a notice of summons is issued, after which you have a further 30 days to pay before a summons with a court date will be sent to you.</p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>nag fines</h4><p>A speeding fine is also known as an 'Admission of Guilt (AG)'. We refer to a standardised table of fines to decide how much a speeding fine should be. Any person traveling at a speed of more than 30 km above the legal speed limit may be issued with a NAG (Non- Admission of Guilt) fine. </p></div></div></span> <p>If you are issued with a NAG fine, this means that the speed you were travelling at at the time of the offence was too far above the legal speed limit for the fine amount to be determined by the standardised table of speeding fines. In this case, a magistrate must decide on the fine amount in court.</p> <p>If you receive a NAG fine, you will notice that an amount is not included on the fine. The public prosecutor will give you the amount on the day of your trial and you will pay the fine at the court or, depending on the offence and the prosecutor's decision, you could face a prison sentence.</p> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Paying traffic fines​​​​​​​</h2> <p>The City has a number of different options for paying your traffic fine. To avoid legal action, it is best to pay your traffic fine on or before the due date. Fines can be paid in multiple stages, although it becomes harder the further along you are. </p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading white-copy yellow bg-darker-grey"><div class="graphic"> <i class="info citycard">​​</i></div><div class="desc"><h4>City Connect</h4><p> <a href="">Pay your traffic fines</a> </p></div></div></span> <h4>Dispute your traffic fine</h4> <p>It is possible to make an enquiry about a fine or to dispute the fine. Please note that you can only dispute a fine before the date on which the fine must be paid. Instructions can be found by folllowing the City Connect link above. ​</p> <h4>What are my fines being used for?</h4> <p>All traffic fine and impoundment income goes into the combined City income pot with all other income, such as the income from property rates. This is used for City related costs. In 2015, 60 more traffic officers were paid from the income received. </p> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Admin marks​​​​​​​</h2> <p>Admin marks are given to people who have been issued with a warrant of arrest for not appearing in court.</p> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p> If you have admin marks, you cannot renew your car licence, driving licence, motor vehicle registration or professional driving permit.</p></div></div> <p>To remove an admin mark, visit <a href="">Gallows Hills Driving Licence Testing Centre</a>​ and pay the fine. Visit <a href="">AARTO<i class="icon link-external"></i></a> to find out more about the points-demerit system and learn how points can be added or taken off your licence.</p></span>GP0|#3c775603-3ca4-47b5-9afd-ee9689032815;L0|#03c775603-3ca4-47b5-9afd-ee9689032815|Understanding traffic fines;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GPP|#d3d5b93d-198a-4abb-b677-c4988ef1d5d5;GPP|#bb1d214c-4a13-47f8-89cd-911676b553ad;GPP|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;GP0|#d288df61-53b5-47a8-9ecc-c46ad940026d;L0|#0d288df61-53b5-47a8-9ecc-c46ad940026d|Understanding traffic fines;GPP|#83469cb3-efa0-44e1-992b-327c1c0d4383;GPP|#14a3ee0b-b641-42d6-9511-506df3d1bdc9;GPP|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;GP0|#bd46628d-c1cf-4cee-9682-0172e0712a71;L0|#0bd46628d-c1cf-4cee-9682-0172e0712a71|Understanding traffic fines;GPP|#d845a2ac-0b25-42bd-91e1-41bfdcbc3cc1;GPP|#9f841cad-99c7-419d-a78f-65752fc421d4;GPP|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;GP0|#dafc69ab-8a12-4014-8a50-453e64c57b38;L0|#0dafc69ab-8a12-4014-8a50-453e64c57b38|Understanding traffic fines;GPP|#86aa9952-dbc0-47b7-83c7-9ee387ea7976;GPP|#6f520d07-fa28-4a39-a1a6-a53c75fe9ed2;GPP|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24Learn about the different types of traffic fines, and find out how to pay or dispute your traffic fine.0





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