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TOBACCO AND OTHER SMOKING PRODUCTS ACT 1998 - SECT 26ZH

Person must not smoke at a patrolled beach

26ZH Person must not smoke at a patrolled beach

(1) A person must not smoke in a patrolled beach area of a patrolled beach.
Penalty—
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(2) In this section—

"line" means an imaginary line.

"patrolled beach" is a beach on which red and yellow flags mark the boundaries for safe swimming at the beach.

"patrolled beach area" , of a patrolled beach, is the area within—
(a) a line, at right angles to 1 end of a straight line between the flags, extending seawards for 50m and landwards to the extent of any registered land; and
(b) another straight line, at right angles to the other end of the line between the flags, extending seawards for 50m and landwards to the extent of any registered land; and
(c) a line joining the landward ends of the lines mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b) that follows the boundary of any registered land; and
(d) a straight line joining the seaward ends of the lines mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b) .

"registered land" means—
(a) freehold land on the freehold land register under the Land Title Act 1994 ; or
(b) leasehold land, road, reserve, trust land, licence, permit or State Housing lease, recorded on a register under the Land Act 1994 .

"seawards" means in the direction of the water to which the flags relate.



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