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LITTER AMENDMENT BILL 2005
THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY
FOR THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL
(Minister for Urban Services)
Litter Amendment Bill
A Bill for
An Act to amend the Litter Act
The Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory enacts as
1 Name of Act
This Act is the Litter Amendment Act 2005.
This Act commences on the day after its notification day.
Note The naming and commencement provisions automatically commence
on the notification day (see Legislation Act, s 75 (1)).
3 Legislation amended
This Act amends the Litter Act 2004.
4 Section 15
15 Identity cards
(1) The chief executive must give an authorised person an identity card
stating the person’s name and that the person is an authorised
(2) The identity card must show—
(a) a recent photograph of the person; and
(b) the card’s date of issue and expiry; and
(c) anything else prescribed by regulation.
(3) A person commits an offence if—
(a) the person stops being an authorised person; and
(b) the person does not return the person’s identity card to the
chief executive as soon as practicable, but no later than 7 days after the day
the person stops being an authorised person.
Maximum penalty: 1 penalty unit.
(4) An offence against this section is a strict liability
5 Power not to be exercised before identity card
New section 16
(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to the exercise of a power by an
authorised person under section 17 (1).
Note Section 17 (3) allows a person to ask the authorised person to
produce his or her identity card for inspection.
6 Section 17
17 Power to require name and
(1) An authorised person may require a person to state the person’s
name and home address if the authorised person believes, on reasonable grounds,
that the person is committing or has just committed an offence against this
Note A reference to an Act includes a reference to the statutory
instruments made or in force under the Act, including any regulation (see
Legislation Act, s 104).
(2) The authorised person must tell the person the reason for the
requirement and, as soon as practicable, record the reason.
(3) The person may ask the authorised person to produce his or her
identity card for inspection by the person.
(4) A person must comply with a requirement made of the person under
subsection (1) if the authorised person—
(a) tells the person the reason for the requirement; and
(b) complies with any request made by the person under subsection
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
(5) An offence against this section is a strict liability
(6) In this section:
home address, of a person, means the address of the place
where the person usually lives.
1 Presentation speech
Presentation speech made in the Legislative Assembly on 2005.
Notified under the Legislation Act on 2005.
3 Republications of amended laws
For the latest republication of amended laws, see
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