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1234.0 - Australian and New Zealand Standard Offence Classification (ANZSOC), 2011  
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Contents >> Division 12 >> SUBDIVISION 122 ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

SUBDIVISION 122 ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

Actions that result in the polluting of property.

For this subdivision, ‘property’ is deemed to be the definable entities of air, water, noise, soil, or the environment, that are held in common by the community.

This subdivision is further disaggregated on the basis of the nature of the element of the environment polluted.

Offences in this subdivision are classified into the following groups:

    1221 Air pollution offences
    1222 Water pollution offences
    1223 Noise pollution offences
    1224 Soil pollution offences
    1229 Environmental pollution, nec

    Exclusions:
    Offences concerned with motor vehicle pollution. These are coded to Group 1422, Roadworthiness offences.
    Offences involving breaches of environmental rules and regulations but not actually involving pollution. These are coded to Group 1691, Environmental regulation offences.


    1221 Air pollution offences

    Actions that result in the polluting of air.


    1222 Water pollution offences

    Actions that result in the polluting of water and/or water utilities.


    1223 Noise pollution offences

    Actions that result in levels of noise exceeding government regulations.


    1224 Soil pollution offences

    Actions that result in the polluting of soil.


    1229 Environmental pollution, nec

    Environmental pollution offences not elsewhere classified in Subdivision 122, Environmental pollution.



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