DECLARATION OF DESIGNATED AREA UNDER SECTION 10D(1)
Control of Weapons Act 1990
Declaration of a designated area under s10D (1) of the Control of Weapons Act, 1990, incorporating all public places within the City of Port Phillip that is within the area bounded by and including, Dickens Street and the Port Phillip low tide mark, to the intersection of Dickens Street and Brighton Road, to the intersection of Brighton Road and Carlisle Street, to the intersection of Carlisle Street and St Kilda Road, to the intersection of St Kilda Road and Union Street, to the intersection of Union Street and Queens Road, to the intersection of Queens Road and Lakeside Drive, to the intersection of Lakeside Drive and Ross Gregory Drive, to the intersection of Ross Gregory Drive and Aughtie Drive, to the intersection Aughtie Drive and the public path located between the Lindsay Hassett Oval and Gary Smorgan Oval, direct line from this point to the intersection of Canterbury Road and Fraser Street, to the intersection of Fraser Street and Beaconsfield Parade, from the intersection of Fraser Street and Beaconsfield Parade to the Port Phillip low tide mark, to Dickens Street and the Port Phillip low tide mark.For the removal of doubt this area includes Luna Park, St Kilda Pier, St Kilda Marina, St Kilda Botanical Gardens, Peanut Farm Reserve, the St Kilda Foreshore Reserve and Catani Gardens.
(Road has the same meaning as in section 3 of the Road Safety Act 1986.).
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Map of designated area
This declaration will operate on the 5th of February 2022 between 11.00 am and 10.59 pm during these times members of the police force are authorised to exercise the following powers:
(a) in a public place in the designated area, without warrant, stop and search for weapons:
(i) any person;
(ii) anything in the possession or control of the person;
(iii) any vehicle with a person in or on the vehicle; and
(iv) anything in or on such vehicle;
(b) detain a person or vehicle for so long as is reasonably necessary to conduct a search;
(c) seize and detain any item the member reasonably suspects is a weapon; and
(d) request a person who is the subject of a full search to disclose his or her identity, and
(e) direct a person to leave the designated area if the police officer reasonably believes the person is wearing the face covering primarily to
(i) conceal their identity; or
(ii) to protect them from the effects of a crowd control substance; and
the person refuses to remove the face covering when requested to do so.
(f) direct the person to leave the designated area if the police officer reasonably believes the person intends to engage in conduct that would constitute an affray (s195H Crimes Act 1958) or violent disorder (s195I Crimes Act 1958).
Reviewed 16 January 2022