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ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING AND ASSESSMENT ACT 1979 - SECT 9.54

Maximum penalty--Tier 3

9.54 Maximum penalty--Tier 3

(cf previous s 125C)

(1) If
"Tier 3" is specified as the maximum penalty at the end of a provision (or a number of provisions) of this Act, a person who contravenes or fails to comply with that provision (or those provisions) is guilty of an offence and liable to a penalty not exceeding--
(a) in the case of a corporation--
(i) $1 million, and
(ii) for a continuing offence--a further $10,000 for each day the offence continues, or
(b) in the case of an individual--
(i) $250,000, and
(ii) for a continuing offence--a further $2,500 for each day the offence continues.
(2) If a period of imprisonment is also specified, the person is also liable to imprisonment not exceeding the period so specified.
Note : Section 10.13 provides that the regulations may create offences and impose a maximum monetary penalty for an offence against the regulations not exceeding $110,000.



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