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Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 No 156
Current version for 20 December 2019 to date (accessed 20 February 2020 at 10:07)
Chapter 9 Part 9.1 Section 285
285   Exemption for fire brigades and other emergency services
(1)  A person is not guilty of an offence against this Act or the regulations for any act or omission if it was done or omitted in good faith as a member of a fire brigade, a rural fire brigade, the State Emergency Service or other accredited rescue unit.
(2)  This section has effect despite anything in this Act.
(3)  In this section—
accredited rescue unit has the same meaning as it has in the State Emergency and Rescue Management Act 1989.
rural fire brigade has the same meaning as it has in the Rural Fires Act 1997.