Fines Victoria

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If you don’t pay your fine and ignore all reminders, the matter will become more serious and costly.

If you continue to ignore your fine, the Infringements Court may issue an infringement warrant, giving the Sheriff power to enforce that warrant and take action against you.

The Sheriff’s powers

If the Infringements Court issues you with an infringement warrant in relation to a particular matter and you don’t pay, the Sheriff can:

You’ll need to deal with your outstanding fines for a vehicle sanction to be lifted and to stop further enforcement action.

  • Registration and licence suspension Open / Close
  • Wheel clamping Open / Close
  • Seizure of property Open / Close
  • Arrest Open / Close
  • Penalty units Open / Close

    Penalty units determine the amount a person is fined when they commit an offence.

    The current value of a penalty unit is $158.57*. So if you’ve received a fine for an offence that carries 2 penalty units, the total fine is $317.14.

    *This amount is adjusted each July.

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