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Damage or interference with fire indicator panel or other apparatus

    (1)     A person must not, without reasonable excuse, damage or interfere with a fire indicator panel.

Penalty:     60 penalty units.

    (2)     For the purposes of subsection (1), interference with a fire indicator panel includes any action that causes the transmission of the signal from the fire indicator panel to be isolated, disconnected or disabled.

    (3)     Subsection (1) does not apply to an officer or employee of the Authority who is acting in the exercise of any power or in the performance of any duty conferred or imposed under this Act.

    (4)     If a fire indicator panel detects a fire and sounds an alarm, a person must not, without the consent of the Authority or reasonable excuse, reset the fire indicator panel.

Penalty:     60 penalty units.

    (5)     In this section—

"fire indicator panel" includes any apparatus designed to detect a fire or other emergency conditions and transmit the signal of that detection to the Authority either directly or via an approved monitoring provider.

S. 107 amended by Nos 6583
s. 5(1), 7877
s. 21(c)(ii), 9488 s. 2(e), 10235 s. 11(l), 74/2000 s. 3(Sch. 1 item 28), substituted by No. 5/2012 s. 54.

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