Public Health Act 2010 No 127
Current version for 21 October 2014 to date (accessed 22 November 2014 at 19:46)
Part 8Division 3Section 116

116   Offence to obstruct or assault persons exercising their functions

(cf 1991 Act, ss 10F (2) and 74)

(1)  A person who intimidates or wilfully obstructs or hinders another person exercising, or attempting to exercise, a function under this Act or the regulations is guilty of an offence.

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

(2)  A person who assaults an authorised officer exercising, or attempting to exercise, a function under this Act or the regulations is guilty of an offence.

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

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