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Litter Act.

Country/Territory
Australia
Territorial subdivision
Northern Territory
Document type
Legislation
Date
1972 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act relating to Litter.
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Solid waste Waste disposal Offences/penalties Polluter pays principle
Geographical area
Oceania
Abstract

This Act, consisting of 12 sections, concerns litter and littering in Northern Territory. It prohibits the leaving, throwing, depositing or abandoning of litter in public places, provides for inspections and, under section 10, where a person is found guilty of an offence against this Act, the court, in addition to any other penalty, may order the person found guilty to pay the reasonable costs of cleaning up the litter with which the offence was committed.

Full text
English
Website
www.austlii.edu.au