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MAJOR EVENTS ACT 2014


- As at 1 July 2024 
- Act 60 of 2014 

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Main purposes of Act
   4.      Act binds all persons
   5.      Extraterritorial application of Act

   PART 2 - DEFINITIONS

   6.      Definitions
   7.      What is a major event
   8.      Who is the major event organiser
   9.      What is a major event area
   10.     What is the major event period
   11.     What is a controlled area

   PART 3 - PRESCRIBING MAJOR EVENTS

   12.     Prescribing event as major event
   13.     Minister’s recommendation to Governor to prescribe major event

   PART 4 - CARRYING OUT WORKS FOR MAJOR EVENT

           Division 1 - Carrying out works in declared construction area

   14.     Declaration of declared construction area
   15.     Constructing works in declared construction area

           Division 2 - Temporary works and maintenance in major event area

   16.     Carrying out temporary works and maintenance in major event area

   PART 5 - MAJOR EVENT PROVISIONS

           Division 1 - When part applies

   17.     When part applies

           Division 2 - People and vehicles in major event area

              Subdivision 1 - Crowd and safety powers

   18.     Entering and exiting major event area
   19.     Occupant’s pass
   20.     Conduct while entering or within major event area
   21.     Entering restricted area in major event area
   22.     Entering onto playing field or competition or performance area
   23.     Liquor
   24.     Evidence of right to be in major event area or part of major event area
   25.     Inspecting thing in person’s possession inside major event area
   26.     Directing person to leave major event area

              Subdivision 2 - Vehicles

   27.     Bringing vehicles into major event area
   28.     Leaving vehicles in major event area

              Subdivision 3 - Control of airspace

   29.     Aircraft operating in airspace above major event

           Division 3 - Limits on commercial activity for major event

              Subdivision 1 - Selling during control period or major event period

   30.     Selling on road, public land or major event area

              Subdivision 2 - Resale of tickets

   31.     Resale of tickets

              Subdivision 3 - Marketing and advertising

   32.     Ambush marketing in major event area
   33.     Advertising in controlled area or major event area
   34.     Advertising on vessel
   35.     Advertising in major event airspace

              Subdivision 4 - Broadcasting or recording major event

   36.     Broadcasting or recording of major event

           Division 4 - Roads and traffic

   37.     Traffic and transport management plan for major event
   38.     Declaration of major event lane
   39.     Using major event lane
   40.     Power to close a road

           Division 5 - Visiting health practitioner exemptions for exempt events

   41.     When division applies
   42.     Effect of this division
   43.     Registration exemption notice
   44.     Practising health profession for visitor
   45.     Storage of S4 or S8 medicines
   46.     Exemptions relating to offences
   47.     Forwarding copies of prescriptions
   48.     Monitoring prescription and supply of particular medicines
   49.     Complaints about visiting health practitioners

   PART 6 - OFFICIAL LOGOS OR TITLES

   50.     How part applies
   51.     Declaring official logo or official title for major event
   52.     Use of official logo or title
   53.     Register of official logos and titles and authorisations
   54.     Authorised person may seize thing displaying official logo or title

   PART 7 - AUTHORISED PERSONS FOR MAJOR EVENTS

           Division 1 - When part applies

   55.     When part applies

           Division 2 - Appointment

   56.     Appointment and qualifications
   57.     Conditions and limit on powers
   58.     When office ends
   59.     Resignation

           Division 3 - Identity cards

   60.     Issue of identity card
   61.     Production or display of identity card
   62.     Return of identity card

           Division 4 - Powers of authorised persons

              Subdivision 1 - Requiring name and address

   63.     Requiring name and address

              Subdivision 2 - Stopping or moving vehicles

   64.     Powers for stopping or moving vehicles
   65.     Power to move or remove vehicles left in major event area
   66.     Moving expenses
   67.     Disposing of vehicle

              Subdivision 3 - Seizing evidence and other things

   68.     Receipt for seized thing
   69.     Keeping seized thing pending return or forfeiture
   70.     Access to seized thing
   71.     Return of seized thing and compensation
   72.     Forfeiture of seized thing by chief executive decision
   73.     Court may order forfeiture of seized thing to the State
   74.     How property may be dealt with

              Subdivision 4 - Notice of powers of authorised persons in major event areas

   75.     Signs to be erected at major event area describing powers of authorised persons

           Division 5 - Offences

   76.     Impersonating authorised person
   77.     Obstructing authorised person

   PART 8 - APPLICATION OF ACTS TO DECLARED CONSTRUCTION AREAS AND MAJOR EVENTS

   78.     Application of other Acts to activities or works for major event
   79.     Application of laws to light, noise etc.
   80.     Application of laws to roads

   PART 9 - MISCELLANEOUS

   81.     Summary offences
   82.     Directing major event organiser to do thing for major event
   83.     Compensation not payable in respect of major event-related matters
   84.     Regulation-making power

   PART 10 - REPEALS

   85.     Repeals

   PART 11 - TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

   86.     Reference to repealed Act
   87.     Regulation or special event notice made under Health Practitioners (Special Events Exemption) Act 1998
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