Accepted reasons for a formal challenge

  • The alleged contravention did not occur.
  • I was not the owner/keeper of the vehicle at the time of the contravention.
  • The vehicle was stolen or taken without my consent.
  • We are a hire firm, and can provide evidence that the hirer signed an appropriate liability form.
  • The penalty charge exceeded the relevant amount.
  • There has been a procedural impropriety by the enforcement authority.
  • The traffic order is invalid.
  • I have paid the fine either in full or the appropriate discount.
  • Regulation 10 PCN only - there was no PCN notice on vehicle and the enforcement officer was not prevented from serving the PCN.
  • Other grounds.