Covid – Infringement issued – Breach of CHO Directions

Northern Territory Police have issued another business infringement for breaches of the Public and Environmental Health Act 2011.

The infringement was issued to the same business in Coconut Grove that was shut down on 7 January 2022 for breaches of the Chief Health Officer’s Directions.

Incident Controller Superintendent Lee Morgan said, “Police will continue to attempt peaceful engagement with the businesses owners to assist them with their compliance issues. The CHO Directions are in place for the safety of wider community and are law.”

The penalty for failing to abide by the CHO Directions issued under section 56 of the Public and Environmental Health Act 2011 is $5,024 for an individual and $25,120 for a business.

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