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NATIONAL MEASUREMENT ACT 1960 - SECT 18JK

AQS mark must be used in accordance with regulations

             (1)  The regulations may prescribe where an AQS mark is to be marked.

Offence requiring fault element

             (2)  A person commits an offence if:

                     (a)  the person marks an AQS mark on a package; and

                     (b)  the marking is done otherwise than in accordance with the regulations.

Penalty:  100 penalty units.

Note:          For an exception to this offence, see subsection 18JLA(3).

Strict liability offence

             (3)  A person commits an offence if:

                     (a)  the person marks an AQS mark on a package; and

                     (b)  the marking is done otherwise than in accordance with the regulations.

Penalty:  20 penalty units.

Note:          For an exception to this offence, see subsection 18JLA(3).

             (4)  Subsection (3) is an offence of strict liability.

Note:          For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .



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