Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC 2021) Bill

  • discharged on 30 June 2020
115 Compensation for property damaged or destroyed


The Commissioner must pay, out of money appropriated by Parliament for the purpose, reasonable compensation for any property that is damaged or destroyed by a constable (or any person assisting a constable) when closing a security area or secure transport route under subpart 1 of Part 3.


Compensation is not payable—


to a person who caused or contributed to a risk to security; or


in relation to any property seized or detained under this Act.


A court of competent jurisdiction may determine any dispute about compensation under this section.