What are penalty units WA?

What are penalty units WA?

Some Western Australian Acts refer to “Penalty Units” (PU) when setting amounts for fines which can be imposed. The Acts which refer to PU’s are predominantly those dealing with road and driving laws, such as the; Road Traffic (Authorisation to Drive) Act 2008 (WA);

How much is a penalty unit in Western Australia?

The value of a penalty unit is $50.00. These penalties are reviewed from time to time.

What is the penalty specified within the Western Australia occupational safety and health legislation for a breach of employee duty in the circumstances of gross negligence?

The penalties for an employee are: $25,000 for a first offence and $31,250 for a subsequent offence for a breach involving gross negligence (resulting in serious harm or death);

What is the fine for going through a red light in WA?

Red Lights

Offence Penalty Demerits
Driving through a red light $300 3

What are penalty units in Australian law?

Under Australian law, a penalty unit (often abbreviated to ‘PU’) is an amount of money used as a basis to calculate the monetary penalties and fines for many breaches of laws.

What are 3 consequences of not complying to legislation in WA?

Fines and penalties a fine of $5000 for employers who allow workers to do work for them under an avoidance arrangement.

What act promotes and secure the safety and health of a person at work in Western Australia answer?

Model WHS Act The main object of the Act is to provide for a balanced and nationally consistent framework to secure the health and safety of workers and workplaces. It does this by: protecting workers and other persons from harm by requiring duty holders to eliminate or minimise risk.

What is the punishment for breaking the law in Australia?

The main cell block of old Fremantle Prison. Punishment in Australia arises when an individual has been convicted of breaking the law through the Australian criminal justice system. Australia uses prisons, as well as community corrections (various non-custodial punishments such as parole, probation, community service etc).

What’s the penalty for fraud in Western Australia?

Give, offer or accept a reward to influence the use of power or authority. The penalty for fraud includes jail for up to 10 years, with an automatic penalty of up to 3 years’ imprisonment and being fined up to $36,000. Wilfully misleading Police

Can a police officer arrest you in Western Australia?

Anne has particular interests in criminal law, drink driving and traffic law. She also has experience in personal injury law. In Western Australia, police can arrest and detain a person in order to keep the peace, prevent a crime or to protect the life and property of the community.

What’s the penalty for misbehaviour in Western Australia?

Penalties include imprisonment for up to 2 years or the offender may be given an automatic penalty (without a trial) of 12 months’ imprisonment and a fine of $12,000.

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