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Abuse / Misuse of the Scheme

Badges can be abused/misused in a multitude of ways.  The following is not an exhaustive list, but illustrates the most common ways in which badges can be abused or misused from the minor to more serious transgressions:

By the Badge holder

  • Using a badge that is no longer valid e.g. out of date
  • Use of a badge that has been reported lost or stolen
  • Letting a friend or relative use the badge
  • Use of a copied badge
  • Altering the details on the badge e.g. expiry date
  • Making a fraudulent application e.g. providing false information on the application form or making multiple applications) or using a badge obtained fraudulently

By third party

  • Using someone else’s badge (with or without the badge holder’s knowledge) without the badge holder being present in the vehicle at some point during the trip
  • Using a badge belonging to someone who has died
  • Copying, altering or making badges
  • Using a lost or stolen badge
  • Using a fake badge
Last Updated: 15/03/2016
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