On this page you will find information
A revocation is an order of the Infringements Court to cancel your
enforcement order (and any associated
An application can be made to the Infringements Court, and must
show the Infringements Court that you have a valid reason as to why
the enforcement order should be cancelled.
You can apply to the Infringements
Court for a revocation of an enforcement order issued for a single
infringement. You can make an application anytime before
certain steps are taken by the Sheriff to recover the infringement
penalty. Please read the section below on 'eligibility criteria'
for more information.
An application for revocation
You can still apply for a revocation
You are not eligible for revocation of
an enforcement order if that order:
You cannot apply for a revocation if you have a warrant from a
court other than the Infringements Court.
You or someone acting on your behalf
may be able to apply for a revocation if you:
that resulted in you being unable to understand or control the
behaviour that resulted in an offence.
If you have special
circumstances, you may authorise someone to make the
application on your behalf, and you are encouraged to seek legal assistance from
your legal practitioner or Victoria Legal Aid
before completing your application.
Step 1 of 3
Print the Application for Revocation form from this
Step 2 of 3 -
complete either form A or form B
circumstances, you must include evidence with your application,
such as a detailed letter from a qualified psychiatrist or medical
practitioner explaining things like:
For all other circumstances, please provide as much
information as possible to support your claim.
Step 3 of
Post your application along with all relevant supporting
The Infringements Registrar
PO Box 14487
Visit in person:
Civic Compliance Victoria®
Ground Floor, 277 William St
(between the hours of 8am-6pm, Monday-Friday, except public
Infringements Court grants your application for revocation, it will
revoke (cancel) the enforcement order (and any associated
infringement warrant) and notify you in writing.
application is granted, the Infringements Court will also send a
copy of your application for revocation to the issuing agency. This
gives the issuing agency 21 days to advise if it also wants to
withdraw the infringement notice.
If the issuing
agency does not withdraw the infringement notice, the Infringements
Court will refer the matter to the Magistrates' Court. You will be
required to appear before the court to defend the matter; if you do
not appear, the court can decide the matter in your absence. The
Magistrates' Court will notify you and the issuing agency of the
time, date and place of your court hearing.
Infringements Court refuses your application for revocation, it
will notify you in writing. If this occurs, you need to pay the
amount outstanding on your enforcement order or infringement
warrant. The refusal notification will provide you with the total
outstanding amount payable and the date by which it must be
Object to Magistrates'
Infringements Court refuses your application for revocation, you
still have the right to object and seek to have the objection heard
in the Magistrates' Court. The Magistrates' Court will then notify
you and the issuing agency of the time, date and place of the
hearing of the objection. You will be required to appear before the
court to argue your case. If you do not appear, the court can
decide the matter in your absence.
Magistrates' Court refuses your application it will refer the
matter back to the Infringements Court for enforcement. If the
Magistrates' Court grants the application, it can then hear the
original matter of the infringement offence and either find you
guilty (and sentence you) or find you not guilty.
information, please visit the object
to revocation refusal section of this website.
You are also able to apply for a second
revocation in the same manner as the first. For a third or
subsequent revocation application, you must obtain leave from a
You will need to attend the
Infringements Court and advise them of your intention to apply for
a third or subsequent revocation application. An Infringements
Court registrar will explain the process and provide you with the
relevant documentation. You will then be required to take this
documentation to the Magistrates' Court
If you want to challenge the fees
added to the infringement penalty during the Infringements Court
process, you can do this by applying for a revocation. Even if the
Infringements Court chooses not to revoke (cancel) the enforcement
order, it can still remove the extra fees that were incurred.
If the Infringements Court grants this
application, it must send you a notice for payment of the
infringement penalty plus the new amount of fees. Payment must be
made by the due date on the notice.
The Infringements Court must notify
you in writing if it refuses your application.