56H Effect of infringement notice
  • (1) If an infringement notice is issued, a criminal record must not be created in respect of the infringement offence.

    (2) Subsection (1) does not prevent a court being told, for the purpose of sentencing a person convicted of an offence under this Act, that the person has paid, or is obliged to pay, an infringement fee for a particular infringement offence.

    Section 56H: inserted, on 5 May 2003, by section 29 of the Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 86).