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VIC Minor Car Accident - Police Gave Detailed Information to Third Party?

Discussion in 'Traffic Law Forum' started by Stewart, 14 December 2015.

  1. Stewart

    Stewart Member

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  2. Sophea

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    How do you know that they issued a traffic infringement notice for the purposes of overcoming privacy laws so that they could hand out information to a third party? Before we jump to conclusions of corruption, it would make sense that they issued a traffic infringement notice because one was warranted in the circumstances wouldn't it?
     
  3. Ponala

    Ponala Well-Known Member

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    Yes. You are required to swap certain details under the legislation. If full details are not given, then the person can go to Police station report it and do an 'over-the-counter' request for details which involves signing a stat dec saying it relates to an accident and details of the party required to recoup damages.
     
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