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TERRITORY PARKS AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION ACT - SECT 25E

Defence against prosecution

It is a defence to a prosecution for an offence against section 25C, 25D or 25G if the defendant proves:

        (a)     that at the time the offence is alleged to have been committed he was on a public road or was otherwise authorized to be in the sanctuary and that the firearm or trap was not used by him while he was in the area; or

        (b)     that there was not on the road by which he entered the sanctuary the sign required to be displayed there by section 25B and that he did not know or have cause to suspect that he was on a sanctuary.



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