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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 26 October 2018 to date (accessed 7 June 2020 at 17:25)
201 Orders for costs, expenses and compensation at time offence proved
(1) The court may, if it appears to the court that:(a) a public authority has incurred costs and expenses in connection with:(i) the prevention, control, abatement or mitigation of any harm caused by the commission of the offence, or(ii) making good any resulting damage, ororder the offender to pay to the public authority or person the costs and expenses so incurred, or compensation for the loss or damage so suffered, as the case may be, in such amount as is fixed by the order.(b) a person (including a public authority) has, by reason of the commission of the offence, suffered loss of or damage to property or has incurred costs and expenses in preventing or mitigating, or in attempting to prevent or mitigate, any such loss or damage,(2) An order made by the Land and Environment Court under subsection (1) is enforceable as if it were an order made by the Court in Class 4 proceedings under the Land and Environment Court Act 1979.(3) The Local Court may not make an order under subsection (1) for the payment of an amount that exceeds the amount for which an order may be made by the court when exercising jurisdiction under the Civil Procedure Act 2005. An order made by the court is enforceable as if it were an order made by the court when exercising jurisdiction under that Act.