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8—Challenges to fight and prize fights

        (1)         Any person who—

            (a)         makes or accepts, either orally or in writing, any challenge to fight for money; or

            (b)         engages in a prize fight,

is guilty of an offence.

Maximum penalty: $750.

        (2)         Subsection (1) does not apply to a contestant in a professional or public boxing or martial art event, within the meaning of the Boxing and Martial Arts Act 2000 , if—

            (a)         the event is promoted by a person who is licensed or otherwise authorised to act as promoter of the event in accordance with that Act; and

            (b)         the contestants participating in the event are registered in relation to, or otherwise authorised to participate as contestants in, events of that kind under that Act.

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