Public Health Act 2010 No 127
Current version for 21 October 2014 to date (accessed 19 December 2014 at 07:15)

70   Offence not to comply with public health order

(cf 1991 Act, s 28)

(1)  A person who fails to comply with a requirement of a public health order is guilty of an offence.

Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months, or both.

(2)  Proceedings for an offence under this section may be commenced only by the Director-General or a police officer.
(3)  Proceedings for an offence under this section do not preclude action from being taken under section 73 for the contravention on which the proceedings are based.
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