No insurance court date

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No insurance court date

by: N_Tpo on
Sun Jan 19, 2014 8:17 pm

I have my court date coming up and still haven't figured out one thing.

If the prosecution cannot prove that I did not have insurance on that day I was charged then am I found not guilty? Or is the onus on me to prove that I did have insurance?

Appreciate any replies!

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by: Stanton on
Sun Jan 19, 2014 9:25 pm

It's a reverse onus offence, meaning you must prove that you were insured. The Crown needs only show that you were the owner of the vehicle being operated.

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