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FINES REFORM ACT 2014 (NO. 47 OF 2014) - SECT 39

Extended period for commencing proceeding for offence

    (1)     If an enforcement agency withdraws an infringement notice and commences a proceeding for the alleged offence by filing a charge-sheet under section 38(1)(a)(iii), the period during which a proceeding for that alleged offence may be commenced is extended by 6 months after the date of notification by the Director under section 37(2)(b) of enforcement cancellation.

    (2)     Subsection (1) has effect despite section 7(1) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2009 or any other provision of any Act or other instrument providing for the period during which any proceeding must be commenced for an offence alleged to have been committed.

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