Question Details: I was issued two $200 parking fines for not displaying a warrant and registration on my motorbike. I had the motorbike off the road for about 2 months while I was fixing it. When it was fixed, I took it to my apartment and parked it on the street. I left it there overnight so I could get it warranted the next day. But the next day there were fines attached. I got the motorbike warranted and registered on the same day. I wrote to the council but they denied my request to have the notice reconsidered.
Filed under Driving and Traffic | 3999 View(s)
No you cannot challenge a warrant or registration fine for the reason that it was going to get done the next day. You have already had a go at challenging the fines, anyway.
The only acceptable reason would be if you were fined whilst driving your motorbike to take it to the garage for a warrant of fitness test.
For more information on getting a warrant of fitness, or more generally on vehicle safety, please refer to this website: www.nzta.govt.nz.
Answered 1 May 2013. The IMPORTANT NOTICE below is part of this answer.
The answer provided above is intended for general informational purposes only and cannot be
considered a substitute for face-to-face legal advice. It should not be relied upon as the sole
basis for taking action in relation to a legal issue. Laws change frequently, and small
variations in the facts, or a fact not provided in the question, can often change a legal
outcome or a lawyer’s conclusion. No liability whatsoever is accepted by the authors or
publishers of the answer, for loss, damage or inconvenience arising in any way from the use of
this site. While each answer has been published by a lawyer with a practising certificate, that
person may not necessarily have experience in the particular area of law involved.