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COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010 - SECT 151BUF

Self-incrimination

             (1)  An individual is not excused from giving a report under the record-keeping rules, or from making a report or extracts available under this Division, on the ground that the report or extracts might tend to incriminate the individual or expose the individual to a penalty.

             (2)  However:

                     (a)  giving the report or making the report or extracts available; or

                     (b)  any information, document or thing obtained as a direct or indirect consequence of giving the report or making the report or extracts available;

is not admissible in evidence against the individual in:

                     (c)  criminal proceedings other than proceedings under, or arising out of, section 151BV; or

                     (d)  proceedings under section 151BY for recovery of a pecuniary penalty in relation to a contravention of a disclosure direction.



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