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INCLOSED LANDS PROTECTION ACT 1901 - SECT 4AA
Unlawful re-entry on inclosed lands
(1) A person who, without reasonable excuse, knowingly enters an event venue
during an organised event in contravention of a re-entry prohibition given to
the person is guilty of an offence.
: Maximum penalty--10 penalty units.
"re-entry prohibition" is a direction given by a responsible authority for an
organised event, after a person has been directed to leave the
organised event, that directs the person--
(a) not to re-enter the event venue
during the organised event, or
(b) not to enter any specified event venue
during an organised event for which the responsible authority is the
responsible authority, or both.
(3) A re-entry prohibition may be given
orally in person or in writing.
(4) The responsible authority must, at the
time of giving the re-entry prohibition--
(a) specify the event venue or
venues, and organised event or events, to which the re-entry prohibition
(b) specify the duration of the re-entry prohibition, and
state the reason why the re-entry prohibition is being given, and
the person subject to the re-entry prohibition that it is an offence to
contravene the re-entry prohibition.
(5) Proof of reasonable excuse under
this section lies on the person charged with the offence.
(6) If a person who
enters an event venue in contravention of a re-entry prohibition is also
prohibited or banned from entering the event venue under another Act or law,
the person cannot be found guilty of both an offence under this Act and an
offence under the other Act or law in respect of the same conduct.
"event organiser" in relation to an organised event means the person in charge
or apparently in charge of the organised event and who has the power to admit
persons to or exclude persons from attending the organised event.
"event venue" means that part of inclosed lands used for an organised event to
which right of entry is conferred by a ticket, membership or similar
"organised event" means--
(a) an organised sporting event, and includes any
performance, ceremony or formalities conducted in conjunction with the event,
(b) an organised public exhibition, fair, convention, performance,
ceremony, festival or similar event, or
(c) an event of a kind prescribed by
"responsible authority" for an organised event means--
(a) the owner, occupier
or person apparently in charge of the event venue used or to be used for the
organised event, or
(b) the event organiser.
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