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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 26 October 2018 to date (accessed 26 May 2020 at 22:55)
189 Proceedings for offences
(1) Proceedings for an offence under this Act or the regulations may be dealt with:(a) summarily before the Local Court, or(b) summarily before the Land and Environment Court.(1AA), (1BB) (Repealed)(1A) The maximum pecuniary penalty that the Local Court may impose in respect of an offence against this Act or the regulations is 200 penalty units (including any daily penalty, any additional penalty as provided by section 98, 99, 118 or 118A or any further penalty for a second or subsequent offence) or the maximum penalty provided by this Act or the regulations in respect of the offence, whichever is the lesser.(1B) (Repealed)(2) Where the penalty is a daily penalty it may be recovered either under a separate court attendance notice, summons or application for each day or under a court attendance notice, summons or application for the sum of the daily penalties.(3) Where any person is convicted of an offence against this Act or the regulations and the Judge or Magistrate before whom the person was convicted makes an order under the Criminal Procedure Act 1986 for the payment by the defendant of costs, those costs shall be paid into the Fund.