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INCLOSED LANDS PROTECTION ACT 1901 - SECT 4
Unlawful entry on inclosed lands
(1) Any person who, without lawful excuse (proof of which lies on the person),
enters into inclosed lands without the consent of the owner, occupier or
person apparently in charge of those lands, or who remains on those lands
after being requested by the owner, occupier or person apparently in charge of
those lands to leave those lands, is liable to a penalty not exceeding--
10 penalty units in the case of prescribed premises, or
(b) 5 penalty units
in any other case.
(1A) A drover or person in charge of stock being driven on
a road lawfully inclosed within the lands of any person has a lawful excuse
for entering those lands for the purpose of preventing the stock from
straying, or regaining control of stock that have strayed, from that road.
(2) Where a road is lawfully inclosed with the lands of any person, and such
road is not clearly defined but there is a reasonably defined track commonly
used by persons passing through such lands, the centre of such track shall,
for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to be the centre of the road.
Where a road is lawfully inclosed with the lands of any person and such road
is not clearly defined and there is no reasonably defined track through such
lands a person passing through such inclosed lands shall not be guilty of an
offence unless it is shown that the route taken by such person in so passing
was, having regard to the circumstances, unreasonable.
(4) In this section,
"stock" includes horses, cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and camels.
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