(1) The AGS may, on behalf of the Commonwealth, charge fees:
(a) in relation to services provided by the AGS in accordance with section 55N; and
(b) for disbursements incurred by the AGS in the course of providing those services.
(2) If the AGS has charged a client an amount under subsection (1), the amount may be recovered by the client as costs incurred by the client.
(3) A fee charged under subsection (1):
(a) is a debt due to the Commonwealth; and
(b) is recoverable by the Commonwealth in a court of competent jurisdiction.
(4) Fees charged to the Commonwealth (or to a part of the Commonwealth) under subsection (1) are notionally payable by the Commonwealth (or by the part of the Commonwealth). Subsection (3) does not apply to such fees.