(1) A person who, not being a member of the transit police service:(a) has in his or her possession any arms, ammunition, article of clothing, accoutrements or appointments of the service, and(b) does not satisfactorily account for such possession,is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: 2 penalty units.(2) A person, not being a member of the transit police service, shall not:(a) without the permission of the Commissioner and otherwise than in the course of a stage play, a music hall or circus performance or a ball, wear the uniform, or any colourable imitation of the uniform, of a member of the transit police service, or(b) for the purposes of or in connection with any business, occupation or employment, use the designation, rank or description that he or she previously held as a member of the service.
Maximum penalty: 2 penalty units.(3) A person, not being a member of the transit police service, shall not assume the name, designation or description of a member of the service or of any class of members of the service.
Maximum penalty: 2 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months, or both.(4) A penalty under this section is in addition to any other punishment to which the person may be liable.(5) For the purposes of a prosecution under this section, a certificate by the Commissioner to the effect that a uniform described in the certificate is the uniform of a member of the transit police service is evidence of the matters certified.(6) Section 104 of the Police Service Act 1990 does not operate to prevent a member of the transit police service from assuming or using, with the approval of the Commissioner of Police, any designation indicating that he or she is a member of the service.