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ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS TRIBUNAL ACT 1975 - SECT 61

Failure to comply with summons

             (1)  A person commits an offence if:

                     (a)  the person is given, in accordance with any applicable regulations or directions, a summons referred to in section 40A; and

                     (b)  the person fails to comply with the summons.

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 12 months or 60 penalty units, or both.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply if complying with the summons might tend to incriminate the person.

Note:          A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matter in subsection (2) (see subsection 13.3(3) of the Criminal Code ).



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