More slack work in court

johnboy 16 September 2010 4

The ABC has the alarming news that Predrag Markovic has beaten a charge of driving while disqualified because the paperwork never said when his disqualification would end.

Acting Justice Nield wasn’t going to award him costs with it though:

When his lawyer asked for the prosecution to pay his client’s costs, acting Justice Nield said Markovic’s Christmas had come early because if he had been charged for driving without a licence, he would have been found guilty.

Hopefully ACT Policing can sort out their again faulty processes.


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eh_steve eh_steve 9:33 pm 16 Sep 10

His licence was suspended six years ago, perhaps he just thought it was back. You’d think after six years you’d pop down to a Canberra Connect shopfront or something though.

davecdp davecdp 4:00 pm 16 Sep 10

That is crazy. They find him not guilty but then do not pay out any costs thus proving he is guilty of something……what a waste of time.

vg vg 3:39 pm 16 Sep 10

Yes, there’s a real flood of these sorts of things happening

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