Schedule 5 Amendment of Jury Act 1977 No 18
Insert at the end of the section:(2) An order under subsection (1) (b) may be made even if the jury in the proceedings is not present when the order is made.
Omit “In the case of a corporation, 50 penalty units; in any other case, 20 penalty units” from section 68 (1).
Insert instead “In the case of a corporation, $250,000; in any other case, 2 years imprisonment or 50 penalty units (or both)”.
Insert after section 71 (1):(1A) Proceedings for an offence under section 68 by a corporation may be dealt with:(a) summarily before a Local Court, or(b) summarily before the Supreme Court in its summary jurisdiction.(1B) If proceedings for an offence under section 68 by a corporation are brought in a Local Court, the maximum monetary penalty that the Local Court may impose for the offence is $10,000, despite any higher maximum monetary penalty provided in respect of the offence by that section.