67E Penalties for offences in respect of game
  • (1) A person convicted of an offence under any of the provisions listed in subsection (2) is liable,—

    • (a) in the case of an individual, to a fine not exceeding $5,000:

    • (b) in the case of a body corporate, to a fine not exceeding $10,000.

    (2) The provisions are—

    • (a) section 17(8) (which relates to failing to comply with a written notice in respect of game):

    • (b) section 19(5) (which relates to failing to produce an appointment endorsed on a game licence):

    • (c) section 22A (which relates to acting as a game hunting guide without a licence):

    • (d) section 23(2A) (which relates to the sale of game and game shooting rights).

    (3) A person convicted of an offence under any of the provisions listed in subsection (4) is liable,—

    • (a) in the case of an individual, to a fine not exceeding $5,000 plus a further fine not exceeding $100 for each head of game and egg of game in respect of which the offence is committed:

    • (b) in the case of a body corporate, to a fine not exceeding $10,000 plus a further fine not exceeding $200 for each head of game and egg of game in respect of which the offence is committed.

    (4) The provisions are—

    • (a) section 15(6) (which relates to hunting or killing game in a close season):

    • (b) section 16(2) (which relates to hunting or killing game in breach of a notification):

    • (c) section 17(2) (which relates to hunting or killing game in a designated area where food has been placed):

    • (d) section 17(3) (which relates to hunting or killing game in a designated area where there are artificially formed waters):

    • (e) section 17(6) (which relates to hunting or killing game where a person knows that food has been placed or there are artificially formed waters):

    • (f) section 18(1A) (which relates to breaching restrictions on the taking of game):

    • (g) section 19(1) (which relates to hunting or killing game without a licence):

    • (h) section 22(1) (which relates to shooting at or attempting to shoot at a game bird not in flight):

    • (i) section 63(1A)(c) (which relates to hunting, killing, buying, or selling game, or robbing or disturbing the nest of game):

    • (j) section 65(2)(c) (which relates to receiving game taken without authority):

    • (k) section 65(3)(c) (which relates to being a party to an offence committed in respect of game).

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