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SUMMARY OFFENCES ACT 1988

- As at 25 February 2019
- Act 25 of 1988

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Act
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Definitions

   PART 2 - OFFENCES IN PUBLIC AND OTHER PLACES

           Division 1 - Offensive behaviour

   4.      Offensive conduct
   4A.     Offensive language
   5.      Obscene exposure
   6.      Obstructing traffic
   6A.     Unauthorised entry of vehicle or boat
   7.      Damaging fountains
   8.      Damaging or desecrating protected places
   8A.     Climbing on or jumping from buildings and other structures
   9.      Continuation of intoxicated and disorderly behaviour following move on direction
   10.     (Renumbered)
           10AA, 10AB. (Renumbered)
           10A-10E. (Repealed)
   11.     Possession of liquor by minors
   11A.    Violent disorder

           Division 2 - Dangerous behaviour

              Subdivision 1 - Knives and offensive implements

   11B.    Custody of offensive implement
   11C.    Custody of knife in public place or school
   11D.    Parents who allow children to carry knives
   11E.    Wielding of knives in a public place or school
   11F.    Sale of knives to children

              Subdivision 2 - Laser pointers

   11FA.   Custody or use of laser pointer in public place

           Division 2A - Loitering by convicted child sexual offenders

   11G.    Loitering by convicted child sexual offenders near premises frequented by children

           Division 2B - Intimidatory use of vehicles and vessels

   11H.    Intimidatory use of vehicles and vessels

           Division 3 - Miscellaneous

   12.     Defence
   13.     Particulars to be furnished

   PART 3 - PROSTITUTION

   14.     Exclusion of matters dealt with under certain Acts
   15.     Living on earnings of prostitution
   15A.    Causing or inducing prostitution
   16.     Prostitution or soliciting in massage parlours etc
   17.     Allowing premises to be used for prostitution
   18.     Advertising premises used for prostitution
   18A.    Advertising for prostitutes
   19.     Soliciting clients by prostitutes
   19A.    Soliciting prostitutes by clients
   20.     Public acts of prostitution
   21.     Search warrant

   PART 3A - MINORS IN SEX CLUBS

   21A.    Definitions
   21B.    Minister may declare premises to be sex club on application of senior police officer
   21C.    Notification of declaration of premises
   21D.    Minors not permitted in declared sex clubs
   21E.    Notices to be displayed
   21F.    Police powers of entry

   PART 3B - (Repealed)
   None

   PART 4 - PUBLIC ASSEMBLIES

   22.     Definitions
   23.     Authorised public assemblies
   24.     Participation in authorised public assembly
   25.     Prohibition by a Court of a public assembly
   26.     Authorisation by a Court of a public assembly
   27.     Applications under section 25 or 26
           PARTS 4A, 5 - (Repealed)
           None

   PART 5A - HUNTING

   28J.    Offence of hunting on private land

   PART 6 - GENERAL

   29.     Penalty notices
   29A.    Penalty notices: custody of knives in public place or school
   29B.    Penalty notices: hunting on private land without consent of owner or occupier of the land
   30.     No detention for certain offences
   30A.    Compensation
   31.     Evidence as to road and road related area etc
   32.     Proceedings for offences
   33.     Payment towards cost of repairing damage
   34.     Repeals
   34A.    Savings and transitional provisions
   35.     Regulations
   36.     Report by Ombudsman on section 9
           37-39. (Repealed)
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2


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