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No. 1 of 2002 Ordinances/Heard Island & McDonald Islands as made
This Ordinance amends the Criminal Procedure Ordinance 1993 (HIMI), Environment Protection and Management Ordinance 1987 (HIMI), and the Weapons Ordinance 2001 (HIMI) to enable the application of the Criminal Code in the Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands.
Administered by: Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 47
Registered 09 Sep 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-Mar-2002
Tabled Senate11-Mar-2002
Gazetted 21 Feb 2002
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Environment (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Territory of Heard Island AND McDonald Islands

Ordinances Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Ordinance 2002 (No. 1)1

No. 1 of 20022

I, PETER JOHN HOLLINGWORTH, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Ordinance under the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Act 1953.

Dated 14 February 2002

PETER HOLLINGWORTH

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

DAVID KEMP


Contents

                            1   Name of Ordinance                                                 2

                            2   Commencement                                                      2

                            3   Amendment of Criminal Procedure Ordinance 1993         2

                            4   Amendment of Environment Protection and Management Ordinance 1987     2

                            5   Amendment of Weapons Ordinance 2001          3

Schedule 1          Amendments of Criminal Procedure Ordinance 1993    3

Schedule 2          Amendments of Environment Protection and Management Ordinance 1987  5

Schedule 3          Amendment of Weapons Ordinance 2001      11

 

 


 

An Ordinance to amend various Ordinances to enable the application of the Criminal Code

1              Name of Ordinance

                This Ordinance is the Ordinances Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Ordinance 2002 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Ordinance commences on gazettal.

3              Amendment of Criminal Procedure Ordinance 1993

                Schedule 1 amends the Criminal Procedure Ordinance 1993.

4              Amendment of Environment Protection and Management Ordinance 1987

                Schedule 2 amends the Environment Protection and Management Ordinance 1987.

5              Amendment of Weapons Ordinance 2001

                Schedule 3 amends the Weapons Ordinance 2001.


Schedule 1        Amendments of Criminal Procedure Ordinance 1993

(section 3)

  

[1]           After section 4

insert

4A           Application of the Criminal Code

                Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code applies to offences against this Ordinance.

Note   Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code sets out the general principles of criminal responsibility.

[2]           Subsection 5 (2)

omit

without reasonable excuse,

insert

unless he or she has a reasonable excuse,

[3]           After subsection 5 (2), including the penalty

insert

         (3)   An offence under subsection (2) is an offence of strict liability.

Note 1   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

Note 2   A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to whether or not he or she had a reasonable excuse (see section 13.3 of the Criminal Code).

[4]           Subsection 21 (5)

substitute

         (5)   A person must not fail to give effect to a requirement of a special constable under subsection (2), unless he or she has a reasonable excuse.

Penalty:   10 penalty units.

         (6)   An offence under subsection (5) is an offence of strict liability.

Note 1   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

Note 2   A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to whether or not he or she had a reasonable excuse (see section 13.3 of the Criminal Code).

[5]           Paragraph 50 (2) (a)

omit

refuse or

[6]           After subsection 50 (2), including the penalty

insert

         (3)   An offence under subsection (2) is an offence of strict liability.

Note   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

[7]           Section 51

omit


 

Schedule 2        Amendments of Environment Protection and Management Ordinance 1987

(section 4)

  

[1]           Section 4, definition of take, paragraph (a)

omit

, trap or kill;

insert

or trap;

[2]           After section 5

insert

5A           Application of the Criminal Code

                Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code applies to offences against this Ordinance.

Note   Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code sets out the general principles of criminal responsibility.

[3]           Subsection 12 (1)

omit

knowingly or recklessly

[4]           Paragraph 12 (1) (a)

omit

$10,000

insert

100 penalty units

[5]           Paragraph 12 (1) (b)

omit

$50,000.

insert

500 penalty units.

[6]           Subsection 12 (2), at the foot

insert

Note   A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matters mentioned in subsection (2) (see section 13.3 of the Criminal Code).

[7]           Section 13

omit

knowingly or recklessly

[8]           Paragraph 13 (c)

omit

$10,000

insert

100 penalty units

[9]           Paragraph 13 (d)

omit

$50,000.

insert

500 penalty units.

[10]         Subsection 14 (1)

substitute

         (1)   Subject to subsection (2), a person must not:

                (a)    bring any organism into the Territory; or

               (b)    bring any dead poultry or poultry products into the Territory; or

                (c)    take any organism in the Territory; or

               (d)    engage in conduct that results in death or injury to, or interference with, any organism in the Territory; or

                (e)    remove from the Territory any organism indigenous to the Territory; or

                (f)    land an aircraft, drive a vehicle or sail a vessel in the Territory; or

                (g)    leave any equipment, material or refuse in the Territory; or

                (h)    remove any soil or other geological matter from the Territory; or

                 (i)    introduce any soil or other geological matter to the Territory; or

                (j)    engage in conduct that results in interference to any soil or other geological matter in the Territory; or

               (k)    collect any material in the Territory; or

                 (l)    engage in conduct that results in a living organism that has been introduced into the Territory escaping in the Territory; or

               (m)    engage in conduct that results in interference to any buildings, historical relics, equipment, supplies or survey markers in the Territory; or

                (n)    engage in conduct that results in interference to the conduct of a scientific experiment that is the subject of a permit in the Territory.

Penalty:   

                (a)    in the case of an individual — 100 penalty units or imprisonment for 5 years, or both; or

               (b)    in the case of a body corporate — 500 penalty units.

[11]         Subsection 14 (2), at the foot

insert

Note   A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matters mentioned in subsection (2) (see section 13.3 of the Criminal Code).

[12]         Paragraph 16 (1) (a)

after

taken

insert

or killed

[13]         Section 18

substitute

                18    Contravening conditions of permits

                        A person who holds a permit must not engage in conduct           that contravenes a provision of the permit.

        Penalty:   

                        (a)        in the case of an individual — 50 penalty units or                       imprisonment for 2 years, or both; or

                        (b)        in the case of a body corporate — 250 penalty                         units.

[14]         Section 21

substitute

21            Return of inspectors’ identity cards

         (1)   If a person:

                (a)    has been issued with an identity card under subsection 20 (3); and

               (b)    ceases to be an inspector;

the person must immediately return the identity card to the Minister.

Penalty:   2 penalty units.

         (2)   An offence under subsection (1) is an offence of strict liability.

Note   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

[15]         Subparagraph 25 (3) (a) (i)

omit

$2,000

insert

20 penalty units

[16]         Subparagraph 25 (3) (a) (ii)

omit

$10,000;

insert

100 penalty units;

[17]         Subparagraph 25 (3) (b) (i)

omit

$1,000

insert

10 penalty units

[18]         Subparagraph 25 (3) (b) (ii)

omit

$5,000.

insert

50 penalty units.


 

Schedule 3        Amendment of Weapons Ordinance 2001

(section 5)

  

[1]           After section 5

insert

5A           Application of the Criminal Code

                Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code applies to offences against this Ordinance.

Note   Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code sets out the general principles of criminal responsibility.

Notes

1.       This Ordinance amends (in Schedule 1) Ordinance No. 2, 1993.

          This Ordinance also amends (in Schedule 2) Ordinance No. 1, 1987, as amended by No. 1, 1990.

          This Ordinance also amends (in Schedule 3) Ordinance No. 1, 2001.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 21 February 2002.