Poppy Industry Act 2016 No 37

Currency

Commenced 1 January 2017. Current to 21 August 2018.

Jurisdiction

Section 38: Proceedings for an offence against this Act or the regulations may be dealt with summarily by the Local Court or before the Supreme Court in its summary jurisdiction. The maximum monetary penalty if proceedings are brought before the Local Court is 200 penalty units (including within that maximum amount any daily penalty) or the maximum monetary penalty provided for the offence, whichever is the lesser. Proceedings for an offence may be commenced within 2 years after the date of the alleged offence.

SECTION DESCRIPTION PENALTY (MAX)
6 Requirement for poppy licences or permits for cultivation, harvesting,
supplying transporting, etc
Corp 200 pu*
[500 pu];
Indiv 100 pu and/or 1 yr
12 Offence of contravening poppy licence or permit conditions Corp 200 pu*
[500 pu];
Indiv 100 pu and/or 1 yr
21(10) Failure to return suspended or cancelled poppy licence or permit
to the Secretary within 14 days.
Corp 100 pu*; Indiv 20 pu
22(4) Failure to comply with an order made following surrender or cancellation
of an order made following expiration, surrender or cancellation of a licence.
Corp 200 pu*
[500 pu];
Indiv 100 pu and/or 1 yr
30 Hindering etc, authorised officers Corp 200 pu*
[250 pu];
Indiv 50 pu
35 False or misleading information Corp 200 pu*
[250 pu];
Indiv 50 pu and/or 6 mths
44 Disclosure of information obtained in connection with the administration
or enforcement of the Act or regulations.
100 pu

* Maximum penalty in the Local Court: s 38.