If you don’t think you should pay your overdue fine and would like to challenge it, you can apply for an annulment to have it overturned in court.
If you received your fine before 1998, you may not need to apply for annulment. Contact us to learn how you can dispute it.
If you've received a failure to vote notice there is a separate dispute process.
You can dispute your overdue fine online using myEnforcement Order if you:
You can contact us to talk more about your options.
You may have a reason to dispute a fine for failing to appear for jury service if you:
If this is the case, you can dispute the fine.
If your fine is not withdrawn, you can pay the overdue fine or you can apply for an annulment.
You can apply to have your overdue fine annulled. In most cases, this means your matter will be referred to the court and heard by a magistrate.
If the court determines the fine was correctly issued, they can vary the fine amount up to a maximum of $2,200.
You will need the following information and supporting documents to complete the online application:
You can't start the application form and save the information to finish it later. You need to fill out all the information in one go to submit the form.
We’ll need to see documents that:
You will also need to complete these steps to apply for an annulment:
You might find it helpful to get legal advice during the application process and if your application is approved.
Contact LawAccess for free legal information and referral services.
We’ll assess your application within six weeks.
If there's enough information to support your claim, your case will be listed before a court. This is generally the court closest to where the initial incident took place.
We’ll also review your fine ourselves if there has not already been a formal review.
If the court finds in your favour, you won’t have to pay your fine.