traffic act 32 (1)
As far as I know, assuming the fine is paid, the person would be able to apply for a licence when they turn 16.
plus a sister-law was charged for the same thing a few years ago. Not that she ever had one, or needs/has one now.
this was all they charged him with, mostly considering the reasons behind stealing the car, and where he was heading. But he is a on track racer, and likes to drive.