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WORKPLACES (PROTECTION FROM PROTESTERS) ACT 2014 (NO. 25 OF 2014)


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title
           Preamble

   PART 1 - Preliminary

   1.      Short title
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Interpretation
   4.      Meaning of protester and engaging in a protest activity
   5.      Meaning of business premises

   PART 2 - Protection of Business from Protesters

   6.      Protesters not to invade or hinder businesses, &c.
   7.      Protesters not to cause or threaten damage or risk to safety
   8.      Persons must, at direction of police officer, leave and stay away from business access areas
   9.      Persons must not prevent removal of obstructions

   PART 3 - Police Powers

   10.     Police officer may demand proof of identity, &c.
   11.     Police officer may direct person to leave business premises or business access area
   12.     Police officer may remove obstructions
   13.     Arrest without warrant and removal of persons
   14.     Use of force
   15.     Infringement notices

   PART 4 - Court Proceedings

   16.     Certain offences to be indictable
   17.     Penalties for invading or hindering business
   18.     Compensation for loss

   PART 5 - Miscellaneous

   19.     Regulations
   20.     Administration of Act


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