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Other offences

Within declared public precincts police have the power to:

  • request that people posing a risk to others leave the precinct;
  • search people by metal detector to detect offensive weapons;
  • carry out general drug detection;
  • serve a person posing a risk to others or behaving in a offensive or disorderly manner with an order barring them from entering or remaining in the precinct; and
  • remove minors from the precinct if they are in danger or are behaving in an offensive or disorderly manner.

Failure to comply with police requirements and directions in relation to these powers is an offence.

Summary Offences Act 1953 (SA) Part 14B

Other offences  :  Last Revised: Thu Jul 31st 2014
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