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ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION REGULATION 2005 (NO 38 OF 2005) - REG 49

Washing vehicles etc—non-commercial activity

    (1)     This section applies to a person who washes a vehicle or other thing on premises where it is ordinarily kept and otherwise than in the course of, or incidental to, carrying on a commercial activity.

    (2)     The person commits an offence if—

        (a)     there is on the premises—

              (i)     a grassed or gravelled area where the vehicle or other thing can be washed and run-off from the area does not flow directly into a waterway; or

              (ii)     an area identified as a place where a vehicle or other thing may be washed; and

        (b)     the person allows run-off from the washing to enter a waterway.

Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.

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



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