HIGHLIGHTS OF THE
PENALTY FEE REGULATIONS
1 The penalty fee
regulations  will commence on 1 July 2008
2 A penalty fee of $20
may be imposed on a person who has not paid or has underpaid the fare
for a ride on basic bus or train service.
3 In the case where a
person has used a concession card for which he or she is not eligible to
use. the penalty fee will be $50
4 Any person who is
exempted from fare payment (e.g. a child of 0.9 meters or less in
height) will not be subject to the penalty fee regulations.
5 A person may seek
recourse on the penalty fee by appealing to the Public Transport Council
(PTC) within 14 days from the imposition of penalty fee.
 The penalty fee
regulations will be promulgated via government gazette Once promulgated,
the regulations will also be posted at the PTC’s website at
latest by 1 July 2008.