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Authorised public transport officers can now seize spray-paint

A public transport officer has the power to seize spray-paint, textas or other items if they believe that the item has been or is going to be used to make graffiti.

A public transport officer has the power to seize spray-paint, textas or other items if they believe that the item has been or is going to be used to make graffiti. They do not have the power to search. Only the police and protective services officers can do this.

See ss. 13, 17A—Graffiti Prevention Act 2007 (Vic)(opens in a new window).

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