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VIC Metro Trains Penalty - Failing to Produce Valid Ticket

Discussion in 'Traffic Law Forum' started by phanduyti1406, 11 August 2014.

  1. phanduyti1406

    phanduyti1406 Member

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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?
     
  2. Owens Lawyers

    Owens Lawyers Well-Known Member

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    A slight misspelling of a name won't usually make a fine invalid.
     
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  3. 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.
     
  4. Sarah J

    Sarah J Well-Known Member

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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.
     
  5. Tim W

    Tim W Lawyer

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    ...and in doing so, you risk committing further, more serious offences.
    You can record them.
    ...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.
     
  6. Tim W

    Tim W Lawyer

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    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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