372 Issue of infringement notices

(1)

An infringement notice may be served on a person if an enforcement officer—

(a)

observes the person committing an infringement offence; or

(b)

has reasonable cause to believe that an infringement offence is being or has been committed by that person.

(2)

An infringement notice may be served—

(a)

by an enforcement officer (not necessarily the person who issued the notice) personally delivering it (or a copy of it) to the person alleged to have committed the infringement offence; or

(b)

by post addressed to the person’s last known place of residence or business.

(3)

An infringement notice sent to a person under subsection (2)(b) must be treated as having been served on that person when it was posted.

Section 372(3): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).