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We actively enforce the law by a number of means, including the prosecution of alleged offenders in appropriate cases. Here we provide summaries of those prosecutions.

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court summaries results

Fine imposed: The starting point was set at $600,000. Discounts were given for good previous record (5%), co-operation (5%), reparation (5%) and remedial steps (5%). Total of 20% discount, nominal fine end point of $480,000. This was then reduced to $200,000 given financial incapacity.

Adventure activities

Fine imposed: The starting point was set at $470,000. Discounts of 25% guilty plea, 5% remorse, and reparation, 5% remedial, 5% co-operation were given. The end point of the fine was $235,000.

Manufacturing

Fine imposed: The starting point for the fine was set at $350,000. Discounts for 25% guilty plea, 5% remorse, 5% remedial, 5% support for victim, 5% co-operation, 5% good record were given. The final fine was set at $175,000.

Manufacturing

Fine imposed: Starting point of $750,000 plus 9% uplift, fine end point of $502,500 following discounts: 25% guilty plea, 5% co-operation, 5% remorse, 5% reparation, 2% remedial steps taken - total 42%

Manufacturing

Fine imposed: A starting point of $75,000 was set, following discounts of 30%, a final fine of $52,500 was ordered.
On appeal, this sum was reduced to $42,500 and discounts of 45% was given. The end fine was reduced to $23,375.

Building and construction

Fine imposed: Starting point of $500,000 reduced to $24,931.81 ($50,000 fine had been ordered at sentencing indication but consequential loss reparation was then deducted from that amount at the sentencing hearing)

Agriculture

Fine imposed: The starting point for the fine was set at $350,000. The fine was uplifted by 5% for previous convictions. Following discounts of 37.5% (5% remorse, 7.5% cooperation, 25% guilty plea), the final fine was set at $201,250.

Manufacturing

Fine imposed: Starting point for the fine was set at $250,000, following mitigating factors, the end point for the fine was set at $150,000. This was reduced to nil due to financial incapacity of the defendant to pay a fine.

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