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Order of Commissioner or prescribed member

The Commissioner or prescribed member, on receiving a report prepared under section 84C(1)(b), may take no further action on the matter or (in the case of a prescribed member, to the extent that the Regulations so permit):

        (a)     counsel and caution the member;

        (b)     cause the member to be formally cautioned in writing;

        (c)     take no further action on the basis that the member be of good behaviour for a period, not exceeding 12 months, fixed by the Commissioner or prescribed member;

        (d)     impose on the member a fine not exceeding $2,000;

        (e)     reduce the member to a rank below the rank which the member held at the date of the hearing;

        (f)     reduce the rate of salary of the member to a rate of salary within the limits of the salary fixed for the rank held by the member;

        (g)     transfer the member:

            (i)     from the position held by the member in the Police Force to another position in the Police Force; and/or

            (ii)     from the locality in the Territory where the member is stationed to another locality in the Territory;

        (h)     suspend the member from the Police Force, for a period not exceeding 3 months, subject to such conditions as the Commissioner specifies;

        (j)     order the member to pay, by way of costs, compensation or restitution, such amount as the Commissioner or prescribed member considers appropriate to the matter; or

        (k)     dismiss the member from the Police Force,

or do any one or more of those things, to have effect either concurrently or sequentially.

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