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METROPOLITAN FIRE BRIGADES ACT 1958 - SECT 75C

Obstruction of officers and damage to apparatus

    (1)     A person must not, without reasonable excuse, obstruct, hinder or interfere with—

        (a)     the Chief Officer; or

        (b)     any other officer or employee of the Board; or

        (c)     any member of operational staff; or

        (d)     any officer or member of—

              (i)     an interstate fire brigade; or

              (ii)     an international fire brigade; or

        (e)     any other person—

who is exercising a power or performing a duty conferred or imposed by or under this Act.

Penalty:     60 penalty units.

    (2)     A person must not, without reasonable excuse, damage or interfere with—

        (a)     any apparatus or other property of any unit, interstate fire brigade or international fire brigade; or

        (b)     a fire alarm, hydrant, water plug or other apparatus for the prevention or suppression of fire.

Penalty:     60 penalty units.

    (3)     A person must not, without reasonable excuse, drive a vehicle over a fire hose.

Penalty:     60 penalty units.

    (4)     A person must not, without reasonable excuse, drive a vehicle within such proximity to the place of a fire or to any apparatus in use at a fire as to interfere with—

        (a)     the operations of any unit, group of units, interstate fire brigade or international fire brigade; or

        (b)     the use of the apparatus.

Penalty:     60 penalty units.

No. 3682 s. 78.

S. 76 amended by Nos 43/1987 s. 14(2)(h), 24/1997
s. 58(3), repealed by No. 5/2012 s. 91.

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S. 76A inserted by No. 2/1995 s. 20.



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