Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002

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99 Failure to comply with direction to evacuate premises or place

(1)

A person commits an offence who intentionally fails to comply with any direction given to the person under section 86 or 94K.

(2)

It is a defence to any proceedings for an offence against this section if the court is satisfied that the Controller, Recovery Manager, or constable did not have reasonable grounds for believing that in all the circumstances of the case the requirement was necessary for the preservation of human life.

Compare: 1983 No 46 s 60(2), (3)

Section 99(1): amended, at 9.59 pm on 29 November 2016, by section 31(1) of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 88).

Section 99(2): amended, at 9.59 pm on 29 November 2016, by section 31(2) of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 88).

Section 99(2): amended, on 1 October 2008, pursuant to section 116(a)(ii) of the Policing Act 2008 (2008 No 72).