Crown Lands Act 1989 No 6
Current version for 1 November 2014 to date (accessed 21 December 2014 at 12:54)
Part 7Division 5Section 157

157   Compensation

(1)  In addition to any penalty imposed for an offence arising under section 155 or 156, a person convicted of the offence is liable to pay such amount by way of compensation (including an amount in substitution for rent that might otherwise have been payable) as the court before which the person is convicted may order.
(2)  Any amount ordered to be paid shall be paid by the offender to the clerk of the court for payment to the Director-General.
(3)  An order under this section is taken to be a fine for the purposes of the Fines Act 1996.
(4)  An order made by a court under section 10 of the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 in any proceedings for an offence referred to in subsection (1) operates for the purposes of that subsection as a conviction for the offence.
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