Security Industry Act 1997 No 157
As amended to Security Industry Amendment Act 2017 (No 16). Commenced 9 May 2017. Current to 24 August 2018.
Section 45(1): Proceedings for an offence under this Act or the regulations may be disposed of summarily before the Local Court.
Time for commencement
Section 45(2): Proceedings must be commenced not later than 3 yrs from when the offence was alleged to have been committed.
Liability of directors
Section 44: If a corporation commits a “corporate offence” a director who aids, abets, counsels or procures, induces, conspires in the commission of the corporate offence is liable to the same penalty for the offence if committed by an individual.
|7(1)||Employ or provide persons to carry on security activities not holder of master licence/number of persons exceed those authorised||Corp 1000 pu; Indiv 500 pu and/or 2 yrs|
|7(2)||Unlicensed person carrying on security activity||500 pu and/or 2 yrs|
|27A(3)||Persons or organisations approved to provide training, assessment and instruction must comply with conditions imposed by the Commissioner||Corp 200 pu; Indiv 50 pu|
|29B(1)||Holder of Class 1 or 2 licence carry on security activity unless holder of master licence, or employed by master licensee||500 pu and/or 2 yrs|
|30||Contravention of conditions of licence||Corp 200 pu; Indiv 100 pu and/or 6 mths|
|31||Fail to immediately surrender suspended or revoked licence||Corp 200 pu; Indiv 100 pu and/or 6 mths|
|32(1)||Unlicensed person advertise carrying on security activity||Corp 200 pu; Indiv 100 pu and/or 6 mths|
|32(2)||Licensee fail to ensure that advertisement contains number of licence||Corp 200 pu; Indiv 100 pu and/or 6 mths|
|33(1)||Falsely induce agreement or contract||Corp 200 pu; Indiv 100 pu and/or 6 mths|
|33(2)||Make false or misleading statement in application etc||50 pu|
|34||Use/attempt to use licence to exercise functions apart from those authorised||50 pu|
|35||Fail to produce licence on demand||50 pu|
|36(1)||Licensee fail to wear clearly visible original of licence||50 pu|
|37||Sell/dispose etc/permit other to use licence||Corp 200 pu; Indiv 100 pu and/or 6 mths|
|38(1)||Licensee/provisional licensee delegate security activity to non-licence holder||40 pu|
|38C||Roster or schedule person to carry on security activity when not eligible to hold licence by reason of s 16||100 pu and/or 6 mths|
|39(1)||Master licensee provide unlicensed persons||Corp 1000 pu; Indiv 500 pu and/or 2 yrs|
|48(3)||Regulations may create offences||Corp 100 pu; Indiv 50 pu|
Security Industry Regulation 2016
As amended to Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Amendment (Sentencing Options) Act 2017 (No 53). Commenced 24 September 2018. Current to 28 September 2018.
|19(1)||Fail to notify re lost, stolen or mutilated licence||Corp 40 pu; Indiv 10 pu|
|40(5)||Failure to wear uniform as determined by the Commissioner||10 pu|
|40(6)||Failure by employer to ensure staff wear uniform as determined||Corp 20 pu; Indiv 10 pu|
|40(8)||Failure to modify uniform as notified by the Commissioner||Corp 40 pu; Indiv 20 pu|
|41(1)||Deliberately or recklessly destroy, edit, alter, erase security recording||50 pu|
|42||Impersonate, or represent to be, a licensee||50 pu|