Public and Environmental Health Act 1987
Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935
endangering life, serious harm
There have been five prosecutions with four convictions (one pending).
Public and Environmental Health Act 1987 (s.37) Person infected with disease must prevent transmission to others
(1) A person infected with a controlled notifiable disease shall take all reasonable measures to prevent transmission of the disease to others.
Penalty: Division 3 fine ($30 000).
Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 (s29) Acts endangering life or creating risk of serious harm
(1) Where a person, without lawful excuse, does an act or makes an omission—
that person is guilty of an offence.