67A Penalties for offences in respect of absolutely protected wildlife
  • (1) Every person who commits an offence against any of the provisions listed in subsection (2) is liable on conviction to,—

    • (a) in the case of an individual, imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years or a fine not exceeding $100,000, or both:

    • (b) in the case of a body corporate, a fine not exceeding $200,000.

    (2) The provisions are—

    • (a) section 56(5)(a) (which relates to capturing, having in possession for the purpose of liberating, or exporting absolutely protected wildlife):

    • (b) section 63(1A)(a) (which relates to hunting, killing, buying, or selling absolutely protected wildlife, or robbing or disturbing the nest of absolutely protected wildlife):

    • (c) section 65(2)(a) (which relates to receiving absolutely protected wildlife taken without authority):

    • (d) section 65(3)(a) (which relates to being a party to an offence committed in respect of absolutely protected wildlife).

    Section 67A: inserted, on 15 October 2000, by section 6 of the Wildlife (Penalties and Related Matters) Amendment Act 2000 (2000 No 43).

    Section 67A(1): replaced, on 25 October 2013, by section 29 of the Conservation (Natural Heritage Protection) Act 2013 (2013 No 89).