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British woman fined for taking fruit into Australia.


A British woman was fined GBP1,500 after she was found to have brought a number of items of fruit into Australia.

The 66-year-old woman had arrived at Australia's Perth International Airport, where customs officers discovered seven pieces of fruit in her luggage. The fruit included five tangerines, an apple and a pear.

The woman was fined GBP1,500 for breaching quarantine laws. She was convicted of making a false statement to customs officials and importing prohibited items, reported Ananova.

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Date:Feb 12, 2004
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