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MARINE POLLUTION ACT 2012 - SECT 234

Proceedings for offences

234 Proceedings for offences

(cf former Act s 55)

(1) Proceedings for an offence against this Act or the regulations may be dealt with summarily before:
(a) the Local Court, or
(b) the Land and Environment Court in its summary jurisdiction.
(2) In proceedings for an offence against this Act or the regulations brought in the Local Court, the maximum penalty that the Court may impose is, notwithstanding any other provision of this Act:
(a) $55,000 or 2 years imprisonment, or both, or
(b) the maximum penalty provided by this Act or the regulations for the offence,
whichever is the lesser.



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