Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1998 Week 9 Hansard (19 November) . . Page.. 2737 ..
MINISTER FOR JUSTICE AND COMMUNITY SAFETY
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY QUESTION
QUESTION NO. 52
MR STANHOPE: Asked the Minister for Justice and Community Safety -
In relation to the Tobacco Act 1986 and the sale of tobacco to minors - Noting your answer to Question on Notice No. 39, in which you state that 8 convictions have resulted from prosecutions in respect of section 4 and section 5 of the Tobacco Act 1986 during the years 1995-1998, what are the details of the penalties given in each of the prosecutions.
MR HUMPHRIES: The answer to Mr Stanhope's question is as follows -
1996: One person was fined $100 each for four offences under section 4.
A second person was convicted for 3 offences under section 4 on different dates and was fined $50, $100 and $150.
1997: One person was fined $150 for an offence under section 4.
1998: Nil (as at 3 September 1998).