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NSW Charges of Low Range DUI Dismissed - Still on Record?

Discussion in 'Traffic Law Forum' started by matt schweighoffer, 19 April 2016.

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  1. matt schweighoffer

    19 April 2016
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    8 years ago, I was charged with a low range DUI offence - proved dismissed.

    I am trying to get a drivers job and this offence shows on my record, which is contrary to what I was told. My National Polic Check shows 'no disclosable court outcomes or pending charges'.

    What gives?
  2. Piers Blomfield

    Piers Blomfield Well-Known Member

    3 April 2016
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    A section 10 1b will remain on your record. This is the offence was proved but dismissed and you were placed on a bond. A section 10 1a will not show on your Federal Police check but will show on a driving history in NSW.

    This is a sentence in which the charge was proved and dismissed without being placed on a bond. If there were no records of section 10 matters people could theoretically obtain them on multiple occasions. As it stands one can only receive one section 10 for a traffic matter every five years.

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