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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001 - SECT 1311

General penalty provisions

             (1)  A person who:

                     (a)  does an act or thing that the person is forbidden to do by or under a provision of this Act; or

                     (b)  does not do an act or thing that the person is required or directed to do by or under a provision of this Act; or

                     (c)  otherwise contravenes a provision of this Act;

is guilty of an offence by virtue of this subsection, unless that or another provision of this Act provides that the person:

                     (d)  is guilty of an offence; or

                     (e)  is not guilty of an offence.

Note:          Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code sets out the general principles of criminal responsibility.

          (1A)  Paragraphs (1)(a), (b) and (c) only apply to a provision in the following list if a penalty, pecuniary or otherwise, is set out in Schedule 3 for that provision, or for a provision or provisions in which that provision is included:

                     (a)  Chapters 2A, 2B and 2C;

                     (b)  Parts 2F.2 and 2F.3;

                     (c)  Chapters 2G, 2H, 2J, 2M (other than Part 2M.4), 2N, 2P and 5A;

                     (d)  Parts 5B.1 and 5B.3;

                  (daa)  Chapter 5D;

                   (da)  Chapter 6CA;

                 (dba)  Part 6D.3A;

                   (db)  Chapter 7;

                   (dc)  Chapter 8;

                   (dd)  Chapter 8A;

                     (e)  Chapter 10.



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