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Gas Supply Act 1996 No 38
Current version for 1 September 2018 to date (accessed 19 November 2019 at 10:51)
Part 6 Section 81
81   Proceedings for offences
(1)  Proceedings for an offence against this Act or the regulations are to be dealt with summarily before the Local Court.
(2)  Proceedings for an offence against this Act may instead be dealt with summarily before the Supreme Court in its summary jurisdiction.
(3)  Proceedings for an offence against this Act or the regulations may be instituted at any time within 2 years after the commission of the offence.
(4)  The maximum monetary penalty that may be imposed by the Local Court in proceedings for an offence against a provision of this Act or the regulations is:
(a)  the maximum monetary penalty specified by that provision in respect of the offence, or
(b)  100 penalty units (in the case of a corporation) and 50 penalty units (in any other case),
whichever is the lesser.
(5)  The maximum penalty that may be imposed by the Supreme Court in proceedings for an offence against a provision of this Act or the regulations is the maximum penalty specified by that provision in respect of the offence.