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Source: Northern Territory Police

Northern Territory Police have issued two infringement notices for failing to abide by the Chief Health Officer Directions issued under section 56 of the Public and Environmental Health Act 2011.

A 33-year-old woman and a 36-year-old man recently returned to their community in the MacDonnell region from South Australia, intentionally bypassing biosecurity control checkpoints to avoid mandatory quarantine.

The infringement penalty for an individual is $1,099 and $5,495 for a business.

NT Police and Environmental Health Officers continue to undertake compliance activities and will identify anyone attempting to avoid checkpoints.

12,919 compliance checks have now been completed and 62 fines issued.

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