Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 2 Hansard (22 Feburary) . .
Schedule of amendments
Lakes Amendment Bill 2017
Amendments moved by the Minister for Police and Emergency Services
Proposed new section 40 (1)
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Proposed new section 41
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omit proposed new section 41, substitute
41 Recreational boats under 4.8m and off-the-shore boats
(1) A person commits an offence if—
(a) the person is on a recreational boat or off-the-shore boat on a lake; and
(b) the person is not wearing an appropriate lifejacket.
Maximum penalty: 30 penalty units.
(2) A person commits an offence if—
(a) the person operates a recreational boat or off-the-shore boat on a lake; and
(b) another person on the boat is not wearing an appropriate lifejacket.
(3) An offence against this section is a strict liability offence.
(4) In this section:
(a) means a sailing boat; but
(b) does not include the following:
(i) a boat that is ballasted;
(ii) a boat that has a cabin or fixed keel;
(iii) a boat that has an engine;
(iv) a sailboard.
• hobie cat
Note An example is part of the Act, is not exhaustive and may extend, but does not limit, the meaning of the provision in which it appears (see Legislation Act, s 126 and s 132).
(a) means a boat under 4.8m; but
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