(Issued under authority of section 14 of the Manukau City Council (Control of Graffiti) Act 2008)
Infringement notice No: .............Date of notice: ...................................................................
All queries and correspondence regarding this infringement notice must be directed to (insert address).
This notice is issued to—
This notice is issued by
(name and number of member of police issuing the notice).
(name of authorised person, for MANUKAU CITY COUNCIL)
DETAILS OF ALLEGED INFRINGEMENT OFFENCE(S)
The member of the police
The authorised person
issuing this notice has reasonable cause to believe that on (insert day and date) at (insert details of place) you committed the following infringement offence:
You failed to display a notice containing the following words, in legible letters or numerals not less than 15 millimetres in height and of a colour that contrasts with the background colour of the notice, in a prominent position in premises from which spraycans are sold:
IT IS GENERALLY UNLAWFUL TO SELL SPRAYCANS TO PERSONS UNDER 18. PERSONS MAY BE REQUIRED TO PRODUCE EVIDENCE OF AGE WHEN PURCHASING SPRAYCANS.
* The infringement notice may specify 1 or more infringement offences.
The infringement fee/s payable in respect of the infringement offence/s described above is/are (insert fee for offence or offences).
Infringement fees are payable within 28 days after (earliest date notice delivered personally or posted).
Infringement fees are payable at (address where fees payable). This notice, or a copy of it, should be presented or forwarded when making payment. Cheques or money orders should be made out to the New Zealand Police/Manukau City Council (delete one) and should be crossed or marked
“NOT TRANSFERABLE” or
“ACCOUNT PAYEE ONLY”. If this notice sets out more than 1 infringement offence, the total amount of the infringement fees payable is $.............
IMPORTANT: Please read the summary of rights printed on the following pages.
SUMMARY OF RIGHTS
This notice sets out 1 or more alleged infringement offences. If this notice sets out more than 1 alleged infringement offence, each offence that is identified by a number is a separate infringement offence. You may decide what to do in respect of each alleged offence individually, and may act in the same way in respect of all alleged offences or in different ways in respect of different alleged offences, as set out below.
You have a right to a court hearing. If you deny liability for the offence and request a hearing, the New Zealand Police/Manukau City Council (delete one) will serve you with a notice of hearing setting out the place and time at which the matter will be heard by the Court (unless the New Zealand Police/Manukau City Council (delete one) decide not to start court proceedings).
Note that if the Court finds you guilty of the offence, costs will be imposed in addition to any penalty.
If you admit the offence but want the Court to consider your submissions as to penalty or otherwise, you should, in your letter—
The New Zealand Police/Manukau City Council (delete one) will then file your letter with the Court (unless they decide not to commence court proceedings). There is no provision for an oral hearing before the Court if you follow this course of action.
Note that costs will be imposed in addition to any penalty.
Non-payment of fee
If you do not pay the infringement fee and do not request a hearing within 28 days after being served with the reminder notice, the New Zealand Police/Manukau City Council (delete one) may file the reminder notice in the Court and you will become liable to pay costs in addition to the infringement fee, under section 21(5) of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957.
When writing or making payment, please include
Full details of your rights and obligations are in section 21 of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957.
All queries and all correspondence regarding this infringement notice must be directed to the New Zealand Police/Manukau City Council (delete one) at the address for correspondence shown.