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BROADCASTING SERVICES ACT 1992 - SECT 205Y

When an infringement notice can be given

             (1)  If an authorised infringement notice officer has reasonable grounds to believe that a person has contravened a designated infringement notice provision, the officer may give the person an infringement notice relating to the contravention.

             (2)  The infringement notice must be given within 12 months after the day on which the contravention is alleged to have taken place.

             (3)  Subsection (1) has effect subject to subsection (4).

             (4)  An authorised infringement notice officer must not give a person an infringement notice relating to a contravention of a designated infringement notice provision unless the officer, or another authorised infringement notice officer, has previously given a notice to the person under section 205XA in relation to:

                     (a)  the contravention; or

                     (b)  a similar contravention.



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