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GREAT BARRIER REEF REGION (PROHIBITION OF MINING) REGULATIONS 1999 1999 NO. 339 - REG 4
No mining in relevant area
- A person must not carry on a mining operation, or research for a mining
operation, in the relevant area.
50 penalty units.
contravention of subregulation (1) is an offence of strict liability.
- In subregulation (2), offence of strict liability has the meaning given by
section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .
1. Made by the Governor-General on 15 December 1999, and notified in the
Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 22 December 1999.
Subsection 4B (3) of the
Crimes Act 1914 provides that if a body corporate is convicted of an offence,
a court may impose a penalty of an amount that is not greater than 5 times the
maximum fine that could be imposed by a court on an individual convicted of
the same offence.
Section 38 of the Act deals with operations for
the recovery of minerals in the Marine Park.