Court Security Act 2005 No 1

Currency

As amended to Justice Legislation Amendment Act (No 2) 2018 (No 29). Sch 2 commenced 21 June 2018. Current to 14 August 2018.

Jurisdiction

Section 28(1): Proceedings for an offence under this Act may be dealt with:

(a) 

summarily before the Local Court, or

(b) 

summarily before the Supreme Court in its summary jurisdiction.

Section 28(2): If proceedings are brought in the Local Court, the maximum penalty that the Local Court may impose for the offence is 100 penalty units, despite any higher maximum monetary penalty provided in respect of the offence.

SECTION DESCRIPTION PENALTY (MAX)
7(2) Person contravene order of judicial officer to close court 50 pu
7A Person in possession of animal fail to leave court premises when required by security officer 5 pu
8(1)

Person in possession of restricted item while in court premises

(a) 

if restricted item is a prohibited weapon within the meaning of the Weapons Prohibition Act 1998 or a firearm, or imitation firearm, within the meaning of the Firearms Act 1996

(b) 

in the case of a knife that is not a prohibited weapon within the meaning of the Weapons Prohibition Act 1998

 

 

 

100 pu and/or 2 yrs

 

20 pu and/or 2 yrs

9(1) Person use recording device in court premises 100 pu* and/or 12 mths
9A Person use device to transmit sounds/images from room/place where court sitting 100 pu* and/or 12 mths
10(4) Person fail to comply with direction of security officer re search, etc 5 pu
11(3) Person fail to comply with direction of security officer re surrender property/leave premises 5 pu
13(3) Person fail to comply with direction of security officer re identification 2 pu
14(4) Person fail to comply with direction of security officer re obstruction/harassment 20 pu
15(2) Person remove/alter/damage/deface/destroy sign re security of court premises 5 pu
22 Security officer fail to carry and produce on demand certificate of identification 5 pu
24 Person delay/hinder/obstruct/impersonate security officer 100 pu and/or 6 mths
*

Maximum penalty in the Local Court: s 28(2).