What is a Section 10?

A Section 10 is a special discretionary power that the Magistrate hearing your matter can exercise. That power is to dismiss the drink driving charges that have been laid against you. A magistrate may also attach a condition to a Section 10, such as a bond or a fine. Things you need to know about a Section 10.

 

What is Low Range PCA?

A Low Range PCA is when you are charged with having an alcohol level between 0.05 and 0.079.

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What is Mid Range PCA?

A Mid Range PCA is when you are charged with having an alcohol level between 0.08 and 0.149.

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What is High Range PCA?

A High Range PCA is when you are charged with having an alcohol level of 0.149 or over.

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Do I have to go to Court?

Absolutely! All drink driving matters are serious matters which require your attendance to Court for a formal plea and then sentencing.

 

What is a Section 10?

Section 10 What is a Section 10? A Section 10 is a law that grants a Magistrate hearing your matter the discretionary power to dismiss or throw out the charges that are laid against you. [...]

Refuse a Breath Test

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Alcohol Interlock Program

Alcohol Interlock Program - What is it? If you are convicted of a drink driving offence, you can ask the Court to participate in this program. the Interlock an electronic device, which is wired to [...]

What happens if I do not go to Court?

What happens if I do not go to Court? A Warrant may be issued for your arrest. Further, more charges may be made against you.

Appealing PCA Charge NSW

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Section 10 – Things you did not know?

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Section 10 | Low Range Drink Driving Charge Sydney Downing Center

Our clients Testimonial: Charged with an upper-end low-range PCA with aggravating circumstances. The lawyers at Drink Driving Solutions provided sound advice and had the matter dismissed on s Section 10 with good behaviour bond. An [...]

Mid Range Drink Driving Parramatta Local Court

Mid Range Drink Driving Matter in Parramatta Local Court A wonderful result for a client today who was charged with mid range drink driving. Our client needed his licence for work as a truck driver. [...]

Section 10 with good behaviour bond for third drink driving matter at Campbelltown Local Court

A stellar result today for our client who is a repeat offender. This was his third drink driving matter and he had been disqualified previously for similar matters. Some detailed submissions were made to the [...]

Section 10 in Parramatta Local Court for low range drink driving matter

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Section 10 for Low Range Drink Driving Matter at Fairfield Local Court

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Section 10 in Burwood Local Court for MID RANGE Drink Driving

Mid Range Drink Driving Charge | Section 10 A fantastic result for our client who was charged for mid range drink driving matter. He needed his licence to get to and from work and to [...]