VIC Metro Trains Penalty - Failing to Produce Valid Ticket

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phanduyti1406

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I currently received a penalty for failing to produce a valid train ticket (Melbourne - VIC), but my name on that penalty is misspelled with 1 letter. Do I still need to pay for it?
 

Michael Corum

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If you get pulled up again, don't produce any information, deny that you have identification on you, also pull out your phone and start recording them, you have the right to do so under safety,

If you are baller enough.
 

Sarah J

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Yes, I would say you will need to pay that fine. As @Owens Lawyers said, misspellings do not invalidate a fine.
 

Tim W

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If you get pulled up again, don't produce any information, deny that you have identification on you...
...and in doing so, you risk committing further, more serious offences.
...also pull out your phone and start recording them...
You can record them.
...you have the right to do so under safety
...but not for this reason. The reason quoted is not a valid reason.
You can record them because there is no law to stop you.
 

Tim W

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I currently received a penalty for failing to produce a valid train ticket (Melbourne - VIC), but my name on that penalty is misspelled with 1 letter. Do I still need to pay for it?
I agree with the others.
Yes, you still have to pay the fine.
No, it's not worth getting worked up about. Pay the fine and get on with the rest of your life.
 
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