74A. Disorderly behaviour in public

    (1) In this section

    }behave in a disorderly manner~ includes

    (a) to use insulting, offensive or threatening language; and

    (b) to behave in an insulting, offensive or threatening manner.

    (2) A person who behaves in a disorderly manner

    (a) in a public place or in the sight or hearing of any person who is in a public place; or

    (b) in a police station or lock-up,

    is guilty of an offence and is liable to a fine of $6 000.

    (3) A person who has the control or management of a place where food or refreshments are sold to or consumed by the public and who permits a person to behave in a disorderly manner in that place is guilty of an offence and is liable to a fine of $4 000.

    (4) It is lawful for any person to arrest without warrant any person who is, or whom the person suspects, on reasonable grounds, to be, in the course of committing an offence under this section.

    [Section 74A inserted by No. 70 of 2004 s. 7.]



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