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Standard scales for penalties and fees

Section 28A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1915 (SA) sets out standard scales for penalties and expiation fees which apply for all Acts in South Australia, unless a contrary intention is indicated in an Act.

Division Maximum

Imprisonment
Maximum

Fine
Expiation

Fee
1 15 years $60 000

2 10 years $40 000

3 7 years $30 000

4 4 years $15 000

5 2 years $8 000

6 1 year $4 000 $300
7 6 months $2 000 $200
8 3 months $1 000 $150
9

$500 $100
10

$200 $75
11

$100 $50
12

$50 $25

Flowcharts  :  Last Revised: Mon Aug 4th 2014
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