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NATURE CONSERVATION ACT 2014 - SECT 330

Offence—fail to comply with urgent direction

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

        (a)     is subject to an urgent direction; and

        (b)     fails to take reasonable steps to comply with the direction.

Maximum penalty: 50 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 produce the conservation officer's identity card for inspection by the person before giving the direction.

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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