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Report 132: Penalty Notices [PDF, 2Mb], February 2012
Summary of Report 132 [PDF, 2Mb], February 2012
Tabled in parliament: 29 March 2012
NSW LRC Media Release - Penalty Notices (April 2012)
Consultation Paper 10: Penalty Notices [PDF, 1177Kb], September 2010
Submissions received for this review can be accessed here.
I, JOHN HATZISTERGOS, Attorney General of New South Wales, having regard to the importance of a fair, just and effective penalty notice system,
REFER to the New South Wales Law Reform Commission, for inquiry and report pursuant to section 10 of the
Law Reform Commission Act 1967, the laws relating to the use of penalty notices in New South Wales.
In carrying out this inquiry, the Commission will have particular regard to:
In undertaking this reference, the Commission will consult with agencies that issue and enforce penalty notices.
While the Commission may consider penalty notice offences under road transport legislation administered by the Minister for Roads, the Commission need not consider any potential amendments to these offences as these offences have already been subject to an extensive review.