A penalty unit is a fixed amount of money. Penalty units are used to decide the amount of a fine. The current penalty unit is listed on the Department of Justice website. All fines are multiples of a penalty unit. Failure to pay a fine attracts the attention of the Monetary Penalties Enforcement Service. Failure to organise payment installments with them, or failure to pay results in more costs. Enforcement orders will cost you extra to ensure payment there are also charges and sanctions that you may incur.
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