- Delivery must be carried out by mail or in-person to the Provincial Offences Court location indicated on the back of the ticket.
- The request must be received by the Provincial Offences Court within 15 days of the offence date.
- Anyone residing more than 75 kilometres from the Provincial Offences court indicated on the back of their ticket may request that the meeting be conducted by telephone with the Prosecutor.
Information for Defendants
Ticket (Offence Notice) Options
This option is available if you do not wish to contest the charge, you may sign the back of the ticket under Option 1 and forward your payment by selecting a payment option that is suitable. You must pay the full amount indicated in the ‘Total Payable’ field on your ticket which includes the set fine, costs and Victim Fine Surcharge within 15 days of receiving your ticket.
Option Two allows defendants to select an Early Resolution meeting with the Prosecutor. By choosing this option, defendants do not forego the right to a trial. Instead, they are requesting a meeting with the Prosecutor to discuss the possible resolution of the charge without the requirement to conduct a trial.
The request to select Option Two (Early Resolution meeting with the Prosecutor) may be done by completing the back of the ticket.
This option is available if you wish to dispute the charge. You or an agent must file a Notice of Intention to Appear (NIA) form in person at the POA court location indicated on the back of your ticket within 15 days of receiving the ticket.
Once the completed NIA has been filed, a trial date will be scheduled and mailed to you. It is important to ensure that the court office has been provided with a current address.