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TERRITORY PARKS AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION ACT - SECT 67E

Offence relating to crocodile traps

    (1)     A person must not interfere with or damage a crocodile trap owned by the Territory or the Commission.

Maximum penalty:     50 penalty units or 6 months imprisonment.

    (2)     An offence against subsection (1) is a regulatory offence.

    (3)     Subsection (1) does not apply if the person is authorised by the Director to interfere with or damage the crocodile trap.

    (4)     In this section:

"crocodile trap" means a trap designed for catching crocodiles, whether in use or not.

"interfere with" includes the following:

        (a)     touch;

        (b)     stand on;

        (c)     enter;

        (d)     move;

        (e)     otherwise disturb.



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