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Contents (1974 - 80)
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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 26 October 2018 to date (accessed 20 September 2019 at 15:14)
Part 14 Section 169
169   Impersonating, assaulting, resisting or obstructing an officer etc
(1)  A person shall not impersonate the Chief Executive, any other officer of the Service, an ex-officio ranger or honorary ranger.
(2)  A person shall not:
(a)  assault, threaten, resist, delay, hinder, obstruct or use abusive language to, or
(b)  incite or encourage any other person to assault, threaten, resist, delay, hinder, obstruct or use abusive language to,
the Chief Executive, any other officer of the Service, an ex-officio ranger or honorary ranger, in the exercise of any of his or her powers, authorities, duties or functions under this Act or the regulations, the Wilderness Act 1987 or regulations under that Act or the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 or the regulations under that Act.
Maximum penalty: 200 penalty units or 3 months imprisonment, or both.
(3)  Without affecting the generality of subsection (2) (a), a person shall not, upon a request for information or other reasonable assistance being made by the Chief Executive, any other officer of the Service, an ex-officio ranger or honorary ranger in the exercise of any powers, authorities, duties or functions under this Act or the regulations, the Wilderness Act 1987 or regulations under that Act or the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 or the regulations under that Act, refuse to give the information or other assistance requested or knowingly give any information that is false or misleading in a material particular.
(4)  A person shall not incite or encourage another person to contravene subsection (3).