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GAME AND FERAL ANIMAL CONTROL ACT 2002 - SECT 57
57 Penalty notices
(1) An authorised officer may issue a penalty notice to a person if it appears
to the officer that the person has committed a penalty notice offence.
penalty notice offence is an offence against this Act or the regulations that
is prescribed by the regulations as a penalty notice offence.
(3) The Fines
Act 1996 applies to a penalty notice issued under this section.
Note : The
Fines Act 1996 provides that, if a person issued with a penalty notice does
not wish to have the matter determined by a court, the person may pay the
amount specified in the notice and is not liable to any further proceedings
for the alleged offence.
(4) The amount payable under a penalty notice issued
under this section is the amount prescribed for the alleged offence by the
regulations (not exceeding the maximum amount of penalty that could be imposed
for the offence by a court).
(5) This section does not limit the operation of
any other provision of, or made under, this or any other Act relating to
proceedings that may be taken in respect of offences.
(6) In this section--
"authorised officer" means--
(a) an inspector, or
(b) a person who is
declared by the regulations to be an authorised officer for the purposes of
this section or who belongs to a class of persons so declared.
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