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Offence—fail to comply with direction to leave reserve

    (1)     A person commits an offence if the person—

        (a)     is subject to a leave reserve direction; and

        (b)     fails to comply with the direction.

Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.

    (2)     An offence against this section is a strict liability offence.

    (3)     This section does not apply to a person if the conservation officer did not—

        (a)     produce the conservation officer's identity card for inspection by the person before giving the direction; or

        (b)     before giving the direction, warn the person that failure to comply with the direction is an offence.

Note     The defendant has an evidential burden in relation to the matters mentioned in s (3) (see Criminal Code

, s 58).

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