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NT Police Issue More Coronavirus Fines

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Northern Territory Police have issued three infringement notices for failing to abide by the Chief Health Officer Directions issued under section 56 of the Public and Environmental Health Act 2011.

A 35-year-old woman in Alice Springs and a 36-year-old man in Darwin were found to be breaching their mandatory quarantine requirements.

A 45-year-old man was stopped at a biosecurity control checkpoint on Larapinta Highway. It was identified that the man had recently travelled from South Australia and was required to be in mandatory quarantine.

The infringement penalty for an individual is $1,099 and $5,495 for a business.

NT Police and Environmental Health Officers continue to undertake compliance activities.

11, 698 compliance checks have now been completed and 60 fines issued.

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