(1) A person must not apply for a director identification number if the person knows that the person already has a director identification number.
Note: Failure to comply with this subsection is an offence: see subsection 1311(1).
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply if the Registrar directed the person under subsection 1272A(2) to make the application.
Note: A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matter in subsection (2): see subsection 13.3(3) of the Criminal Code .
(3) Subsection (1) does not apply if the person purports to make the application only in relation to Part 6-7A of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 .
Note: A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matter in subsection (3): see subsection 13.3(3) of the Criminal Code .
(4) A person who contravenes, or is involved in a contravention of, subsection (1) contravenes this subsection.
Note 1: Subsection (4) is a civil penalty provision (see section 1317E).
Note 2: Section 79 defines involved .