My husband received his letter of apology from the State Debt Recovery Office (SDRO) a few days ago (see attachment) regarding his infringement notice which he received while bicycling.Since my…Continue
"Exactly our intent. That, armed with Alex's comments, would've been good. We'd intended to go to court then this SDRO came up and we didn't expect the outcome we got. But the more we have these things on here, the better informed…"
"Alex, wish we'd had your input before! Well, this is a learning curve for us all, I guess. We'd purposely chosen words like "in my view' exactly thinking that in a court of law that might be 'safer' than using…"
"I was amused and impressed at how the Pip letter relayed what sounds like a vindictive issuing of the fine without overtly accusing the cop of that.
I wonder, would it be wise to go into those details in the letter? I'm thinking if you need to…"
I agree, well done on getting the SDRO to withdraw the infringement but if there is a next time you could do better with the letter. For one thing, when writing this type of letter it is important is to tell them what you want. They have…"
Obviously there's a choice to make between objecting to a faulty TIN and just opting for court on the basis of 'not guilty'. Based upon your conjecture, if they have the chance of fixing a bodgy TIN up then…"
"Well done getting the TIN withdrawn.
I'm unsure about some of your advice regarding appealing to the SDRO. The legal advice I received is that the only time you should bother is if you don't intend challenging the TIN in court in which…"
"This seems to go beyond the Road Rules, which say (300) that you can use your phone, (includes camera), if parked. Parked is only defined (in the Dictionary) as being stopped, it doesn't say off the road (or path). Anyway I am going to be a bit…"