Fines Victoria Dispensation From Observing The Law

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From: John Andrews

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Dear Victorian Department of Justice & Regulation,
Is there a document that permits government appointed agencies a special dispensation to ignore the law and lawful instruments like affidavits, particularly of the unrebutted variety? and as a privately owned, for profit company do they have legal authority to indulge in applying penalties along with other judicial functions without a warrant as they claim on a notice of final demand I recently received? and as a privately owned corporation is their a lawful document that forces people to accept offers made by this corporation where no signed wet ink contract exists between the parties? I turn to the Justice and Regulation department as Fines Victoria and their predecessor have historically denied my requests for information and given this department oversee's the operations I now ask here.

Yours faithfully,

John Andrews

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Freedom of Information request - Fines Victoria Dispensation From
Observing The Law

John Andrews
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10/07/2018 10:16
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Dear Victorian Department of Justice & Regulation,
Is there a document that permits government appointed agencies a special
dispensation to ignore the law and lawful instruments like affidavits,
particularly of the unrebutted variety? and as a privately owned, for
profit company do they have legal authority to indulge in applying
penalties along with other judicial functions without a warrant as they
claim on a notice of final demand I recently received? and as a privately
owned corporation is their a lawful document that forces people to accept
offers made by this corporation where no signed wet ink contract exists
between the parties? I turn to the Justice and Regulation department as
Fines Victoria and their predecessor have historically denied my requests
for information and given this department oversee's the operations I now
ask here.

Yours faithfully,

John Andrews

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Dear Mr Andrews,
To help us answer your question, please provide any reference numbers
relevant to your infringement notices, as well as your licence number
please.

Kind regards,

Will

From:        John Andrews <[FOI #4690 email]>
To:        "FOI requests at Victorian Department of Justice &amp;
Regulation" <[Victorian Department of Justice &amp; Regulation request email]>,
Date:        10/07/2018 10:16 AM
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Fines Victoria
Dispensation From Observing The Law

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Dear Victorian Department of Justice & Regulation,
Is there a document that permits government appointed agencies a special
dispensation to ignore the law and lawful instruments like affidavits,
particularly of the unrebutted variety? and as a privately owned, for
profit company do they have legal authority to indulge in applying
penalties along with other judicial functions without a warrant as they
claim on a notice of final demand I recently received? and as a privately
owned corporation is their a lawful document that forces people to accept
offers made by this corporation where no signed wet ink contract exists
between the parties? I turn to the Justice and Regulation department as
Fines Victoria and their predecessor have historically denied my requests
for information and given this department oversee's the operations I now
ask here.

Yours faithfully,

John Andrews

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From: John Andrews

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Dear Victorian Department of Justice & Regulation,
Thank you Will, my issues concern two infringements, one was with the old Infringements Court relating to an alleged speeding offence in Coombes Road Torquay and the latter one which involved an alleged speeding offence in Burnside Road Bannockburn. In relation to the first one I was informed that a warrant had been issued at the final demand stage so I rang and informed them that I had not received a warrant and requested a copy. I never heard from them again in relation to the Coombes Rd. matter. In the second matter I responded to an infringement notice directly to the police officer with an affidavit within the allotted 72 hrs agreeing to pay on them supplying proof of claim and did not hear back. I am persuaded that an unrebutted affidavit stands as law so I was surprised to receive a "reminder" notice and demand which given its inchoate state I modified with my added terms and returned and did not get a reply for some weeks well past the 72 hr. allotted time for them to respond which in my understanding formed a contract which I believe has been breached by the receipt of a letter about a week ago and this latest "NOTICE OF FINAL DEMAND" received late Monday 9th the obligation number is 1806832077 and my licence number is 022926096. One other issue I'm concerned about is that Vicroads have applied demerit points for the first alleged offence in Torquay which I have pursued them on multiple times without reply, requesting information on what grounds that they are applying a penalty in the absence of any conviction?

Yours faithfully,

John Andrews

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From: John Andrews

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Dear Victorian Department of Justice & Regulation,
Obligation Number 1806832077 My licence number: 022926096

Yours faithfully,

John Andrews

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