(1) If an authorised officer suspects on reasonable grounds that (a) a person is carrying on any activity that has caused, or is likely to cause, the deposit of litter contrary to section 9 ; or(b) litter has been deposited in any place contrary to that section or that litter has escaped, or is likely to escape, from any place the authorised officer may serve a litter abatement notice on (c) the person carrying out the activity; or(d) the person who deposited the litter; or(e) the owner, occupier or person responsible for the management of the place.(2) If an authorised officer suspects on reasonable grounds that litter has escaped, or is likely to escape, from a motor vehicle or trailer, the authorised officer may serve a litter abatement notice on the registered operator of, or person in charge of, the motor vehicle or trailer.(3) A litter abatement notice may require the person to do one or more of the following in accordance with any directions given by an authorised officer:(a) to refrain from depositing litter contrary to section 9 ;(b) to ensure that no litter escapes from any place owned or occupied by the person or from the motor vehicle or trailer referred to in subsection (2) ;(c) to remove the litter;(d) to clean any place that has been affected by the deposit of litter and to restore the place as far as practicable to its former state and condition;(e) to carry out any activity in such a manner as to prevent or minimise the deposit of litter;(f) to do, or refrain from doing, any other act, matter or thing so as to ensure that the person does not commit an offence against this Act.(4) A person who has been served with a litter abatement notice must comply with any directions specified in the notice.
Penalty: Fine not exceeding 50 penalty units.(5) A person who has been served with a litter abatement notice may appeal to the Magistrates Court (Administrative Appeals Division) for a review of the notice under the Magistrates Court (Administrative Appeals Division) Act 2001 .