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Prohibited item and trap offences—court orders (general)

    (1)     This section applies if—

        (a)     a court has convicted or found a person guilty of an offence—

              (i)     under section 14; or

              (ii)     under division 6.1 in relation to an animal trap; and

        (b)     the court is satisfied that, unless an appropriate order under this section is made, the person would be likely to commit a further offence in relation to a prohibited item or animal trap.

    (2)     If this section applies, the court may, in addition to any penalty which it may otherwise impose, make any order it thinks fit in relation to the disposal of—

        (a)     the relevant a prohibited item or animal trap; and

        (b)     any other a prohibited item or animal trap (whether of the same or of a different type of trap).

    (3)     If a court makes an order under subsection (2), it may make a further order that the person must not (for any purpose), within a stated period, purchase or acquire or take possession or custody of—

        (a)     an animal trap (in general or of a stated kind); or

        (b)     a prohibited item.

    (4)     A person must not engage in conduct that contravenes an order under subsection (2) or (3).

Maximum penalty (subsection (4)): 50 penalty units, imprisonment for 6 months or both.

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