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Some offences are criminal, and others are regulatory. The Contraventions Act covers how regulatory offences may be prosecuted. Under the Contraventions Act, those with enforcement authority may serve a person who has committed a contravention with a ticket.

Here are some examples of fines.

Contravention Fine*
Speeding $100
Not having the required number of approved lifejackets or PFDs on board $200 for each one
Operating a pleasure craft in a careless manner $250
Operating a pleasure craft without Proof of Competency $250
Operating without a Pleasure Craft Licence $250
*plus any administrative charges
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