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Noxious Weeds Act 1993 No 11
Current version for 4 June 2015 to date (accessed 30 April 2017 at 07:20)
Part 5 Division 1 Section 54
54   Offence: obstructing inspector, authorised officer or other authorised person
(1)  A person who:
(a)  prevents an inspector or authorised officer from exercising a function conferred by or under this Act, or
(b)  hinders or obstructs an inspector or authorised officer in the exercise of such a function, or
(c)  without reasonable excuse, refuses or fails to comply with a requirement made or to answer a question of an inspector or authorised officer asked in accordance with this Act, or
(d)  furnishes an inspector or authorised officer with information knowing that it is false or misleading in a material particular,
is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
(2)  A person who:
(a)  prevents a person authorised by a local control authority to control noxious weeds on land from exercising a function conferred by or under this Act, or
(b)  hinders or obstructs the person authorised in the exercise of such a function, is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.