Police Set to Outsource Service of Notices To Appear

Notices to Appear Under current legislation the Queensland Police Service is required to personally serve Notices to Appear on alleged offenders.  This process ensures that the alleged offender is aware that they have been charged and the date upon which they are required to appear in Court. The changes proposed by the Police Minister are said to affect service of Notices to Appear in relation to: Failing to stop a motor vehicle on direction; Provisional drivers, driving a restricted vehicle; Exceed speed limit by more than 40kmh; Failing to stop at a red light; Public nuisance; Disorderly behaviour; and Threatening behaviour. Service The service of Notice to Appear by ordinary […]