Offences and penalties

62 Offences in relation to transport of wildlife
  • (1) No person shall consign or send by any carrier or forwarding agent or by any other means any parcel, package, case, bag, luggage, or other container containing any absolutely protected wildlife (whether alive or dead) or any part of any absolutely protected wildlife or any eggs of any absolutely protected wildlife, unless the parcel, package, case, bag, luggage, or other container is plainly marked on the outside in such a manner as to give a list and description of the contents and the name and address of the consignor and consignee.

    (2) Every person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence against this Act and is liable on conviction to the penalty set out in section 67F(1).

    Section 62(2): inserted, on 15 October 2000, by section 8 of the Wildlife (Penalties and Related Matters) Amendment Act 2000 (2000 No 43).