Summary Offences Act 1953 (SA) Summary of Offences and Penalties (as at 24 October 2019) (Maximum Penalties Shown) Section Offence Gaol Fine 18A Disturb a public meeting 3 months $1,250 20 Permitting drunkenness and disorderly behaviour $750 21 Permitting premises to be frequented by thieves, prostitutes and bad characters etc $750 Summary Offences Act 1953 (SA) Summary of Offences and Penalties (as at November 2014) (Maximum Penalties Shown) Section . The Parliament of South Australia enacts as follows: Part 1âPreliminary 1âShort title This Act may be cited as the Summary Offences Act 1953. (Section 7A, Summary Offences Act 1953 (SA)) Selling fridges that are too large. A maximum $750 fine applies if a person sells a refrigerator that has a â¦ Offence : Gaol . Understanding Summary Offences in South Australia. Summary Offences Act 1953 (SA) Summary of Offences and Penalties (as at July 2017) (Maximum Penalties Shown) Section . South Australia SUMMARY OFFENCES ACT 1953 An Act to consolidate and amend certain enactments relating to offences against public order and other offences punishable in courts of summary jurisdiction, and certain enactments relating to the powers of members of the police force; and for other incidental purposes. 6(1) Assault police 2 years $10,000 6(2) Hinder/resist police 6 months $2,500 A summary offence is a crime, but a less serious crime than an indictable offence.Some summary offences are expiatable offences that can be resolved by paying an expiation fee to avoid prosecution. CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ACT 1921 TABLE OF PROVISIONS Long Title PART 1--Introductory 1.Short title 4.Interpretation 5.Classification of offences 6.Powers of Supreme Court may be exercised by a Judge in Chambers 7.Abolition of rule as to disputed title PART 3--General procedure 20.Form of warrant 22.Rules in respect of summonses 22A.Description of offence 27. 43 Interfere with railways and similar tracks 2 years $10 000 44 Unlawful operation of computer system (2a) To obtain a benefit or cause detriment (2b)In any other case Fine . Offence . A police officer may ask questions about the identity of the driver of a vehicle at a particular time or on a particular occasion [see Summary Offences Act 1953 (SA) s 74AB(1)]. From December 2020, the Summary Offences Act 1953 (SA) and Summary Offences Regulations 2016 (SA) set out a number of new criminal offences relating to the transportation and sale of liquor to dry communities.. The police officer must, as soon as practicable following the arrest of a person, inform that person of their arrest rights [see Summary Offences Act 1953 (SA) s 79A(3)(a)]. Fine . It is an offence to refuse or to provide false or misleading information [see Summary Offences Act 1953 (SA) s 74AB(2); see also Right to Silence (below)]. A summary offence is defined by the Criminal Procedure Act 1921 (SA) s5 as: offences not punishable by imprisonment and having a maximum fine of less than $120 000; You should obtain legal advice before deciding how to handle a criminal charge, even if the crime is minor. The amendments (Part 3B Liquor offences) set out new offences and regulations (Part 2A Liquor offences) to give additional powers to police to try to reduce the unlawful sale and â¦ Gaol . Part 2 - Offences Against Police . Summary offences make up the majority of the so called common offences, see common offences.