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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 231

Leaving children and young persons unsupervised in motor vehicles

231 Leaving children and young persons unsupervised in motor vehicles

A person who leaves any child or young person in the person's care in a motor vehicle without proper supervision for such period or in such circumstances that:

(a) the child or young person becomes or is likely to become emotionally distressed, or
(b) the child's or young person's health becomes or is likely to become permanently or temporarily impaired,
is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: 200 penalty units.



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