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CAT ACT 2011 - SECT 84

84 .         Creating offences and prescribing penalties

        (1)         A local law may provide that contravention of a provision of the local law is an offence, and may provide for the offence to be punishable on conviction by a penalty not exceeding a fine of $5 000.

        (2)         If the offence is of a continuing nature, the local law may make the person liable to a further penalty not exceeding a fine of $500 in respect of each day or part of a day during which the offence has continued.

        (3)         The local law may provide for the imposition of a minimum penalty for the offence.

        (4)         The level of the penalty may be related to either or both of the following —

            (a)         the circumstances or extent of the offence;

            (b)         whether the offender has committed previous offences and, if so, the number of previous offences that the offender has committed.

        (5)         A local law may specify the method and the means by which any fines imposed are to be paid and collected, or recovered.

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