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Fines, penalty notices and infringements


This section will link you to information about court fines and other penalties.

Received a court fine?  

Find information about payment options and court levies

Received a penalty notice or infringement?

Penalty or infringement notices are fines issued for many offences, such as:

  • parking
  • speeding and other driving offences
  • red light and other traffic camera offences
  • not complying with a local council notice.

On this website, you can read more information about going to court for a penalty notice. You can also read about the way penalty notice cases are heard in court in criminal cases in the NSW Local Court.

Need more information?

Try LawAssist

Received a fine and not sure what to do? LawAssist can help you if you have a legal problem in New South Wales and are representing yourself. LawAssist explains legal procedures and forms for court and tribunal cases. LawAssist provides:

  • step by step guides
  • instructions for filling out court forms
  • checklists and frequently asked questions
  • information on alternatives to court
  • contacts for further information and advice

Need help?

Call LawAccess NSW 1300 888 529

LawAccess NSW is a free government telephone service that provides legal information, referrals and in some cases, advice for people who have a legal problem in New South Wales.








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​​The information on this site is a guide only and is not legal advice - see disclaimer.