A court fine is a financial penalty that is ordered by a judge or magistrate at court following a hearing for an offence.
If you have been ordered by a court to pay a fine, you may receive a Court Fine Collection Statement from Fines Victoria.
If you received a fine at court, a Notice of Final Demand is issued if payment was not received by the due date.
If you received a fine at court, then received a Notice of Final Demand and you did not pay, the Magistrates' Court of Victoria will issue an Enforcement Warrant against you.
If you've received a 7 Day Notice for a court-issued fine, this is your final warning to deal with your fine before the Sheriff takes further action against you.
Answers to common questions about fines issued by a judge or magistrate at court.