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METROPOLITAN FIRE BRIGADES ACT 1958 - SECT 75B

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 a member of operational staff 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 Board 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 Board either directly or via an approved monitoring provider.

S. 75C inserted by No. 5/2012
s. 90.



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