Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1998 Week 7 Hansard (24 September) . . Page.. 2231 ..
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY QUESTION
QUESTION NO. 39
MR STANHOPE: Asked the Minister for Justice and Community Safety -
In relation to the Tobacco Act 1986 and sale of tobacco to minors -
(1) In respect of (a) section 4 (sale of tobacco to a minor) and (b) section 5 (purchase of tobacco by a minor); how many prosecutions have been commenced in - (i) 1995, (ii) 1996, (iii) 1997 and (iv) 1998.
(2) How many convictions have resulted from these prosecutions.
MR HUMPHRIES: The answers to Mr Stanhope's questions are as follows -
(1) (a) 1995: Nil plus five cautions issued by police.
1996: Seven plus two cautions issued by police.
(b) 1995: One plus a caution issued by police.
1996: Nil plus 13 cautions issued by police.
1997: Nil plus a caution issued by police.