Collections

The County of Hastings actively collects all past due Provincial Offences Act fines and is responsible for the enforcement of fines in Superior and Small Claims Court. There is no time limit for the collection of unpaid fines. Failure to pay a court ordered fine may result in enforcement activities such as:

  • suspension of driver’s licence. The Ministry of Transportation will charge a $180.00 fee to reinstate your licence
  • outstanding fines are referred to collection agencies
  • civil enforcement which includes wage garnishees, bank accounts, registering liens against property and seizure of assets
  • outstanding fines are reported to Credit Bureau agencies to attach to your credit rating