YOUTH RIGHTS

FINES FOR UNDER 18'S

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU GET A FINE

You can be given an infringement notice for offences like:
  • failing to produce a valid ticket on public transport
  • failing to wear a bicycle helmet
  • unlicensed driving.
An infringement notice tells you what fine you have to pay
    What are my options?
      1. Pay the fine before the date shown on your "Notice of Court Case (CAYPINS)"
      • The penalty can be paid at any venue of the Children’s Court either by mail or in person.

      • If full payment is received, the matter is finalised and no attendance is required at court.
      2. Apply for further time to pay
      • Apply in writing to the address provided on your "Notice of Court Case (CAYPINS)".

      • Attend the Children’s Court at the address shown on your "Notice of Court Case (CAYPINS)"; or

      • Call the CAYPINS team at Melbourne Children's Court on (03) 8638 3300