(1) A person who:
(a) does an act or thing that the person is forbidden to do by or under a provision of this Act; or
(b) does not do an act or thing that the person is required or directed to do by or under a provision of this Act; or
(c) otherwise contravenes a provision of this Act;
is guilty of an offence by virtue of this subsection, unless that or another provision of this Act provides that the person:
(d) is guilty of an offence; or
(e) is not guilty of an offence.
Note: Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code sets out the general principles of criminal responsibility.
(1A) Paragraphs (1)(a), (b) and (c) only apply to a provision in the following list if a penalty, pecuniary or otherwise, is set out in Schedule 3 for that provision, or for a provision or provisions in which that provision is included:
(a) Chapters 2A, 2B and 2C;
(b) Parts 2F.2 and 2F.3;
(c) Chapters 2G, 2H, 2J, 2M (other than Part 2M.4), 2N, 2P and 5A;
(d) Parts 5B.1 and 5B.3;
(daa) Chapter 5D;
(da) Chapter 6CA;
(dba) Part 6D.3A;
(db) Chapter 7;
(dc) Chapter 8;
(dd) Chapter 8A;
(e) Chapter 10.