Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 No 103
Current version for 1 November 2014 to date (accessed 24 November 2014 at 20:15)
Part 6ADivision 1

Division 1 Preliminary

87A   Definitions

(1)  In this Part:

licensed premises means premises licensed or required to be licensed under the Liquor Act 2007 for the sale or supply of liquor.

liquor has the same meaning as in the Liquor Act 2007.

mobile phone includes any device that may be used, in whole or in part, for the purpose of sending or receiving voice or other data over a mobile telephone network, whether or not it may be used for any other purpose.

public disorder means a riot or other civil disturbance that gives rise to a serious risk to public safety, whether at a single location or resulting from a series of incidents in the same or different locations.

public place includes a school.

road includes a road related area, and a part of a road or road related area.

(2)  For the purposes of this Part, controlling a public disorder includes containing or reducing the disorder or bringing the disorder to an end.
(3)  For the purposes of this Part:
(a)  a person in an area that is the target of an authorisation under Division 3 includes a person who is about to enter the area or who has recently left the area, and
(b)  a vehicle that is in an area the target of an authorisation under Division 3 includes a vehicle that is about to enter the area or that has recently left the area.
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