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THERAPEUTIC GOODS ACT 1989 - SECT 54AA

Offences for contravening conditions or requirements imposed under the regulations

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  a person holds a licence or a permission to import or export therapeutic goods; and

                     (b)  the person engages in conduct; and

                     (c)  the conduct breaches a condition or a requirement to which the licence or permission is subject under the regulations;

the person commits an offence punishable on conviction by a fine of no more than the number of penalty units specified in whichever of subsection (2) or (3) applies.

          (1A)  In subsection (1):

"engage in conduct" means:

                     (a)  do an act; or

                     (b)  omit to perform an act.

             (2)  If:

                     (a)  the condition or requirement relates to the possession, custody, transport, use or disposal of the goods; or

                     (b)  the regulation providing for the condition or requirement states that the purpose of the condition or requirement is to protect the safety of the public;

the number of penalty units for the contravention is 240 penalty units.

             (3)  If subsection (2) does not apply, the number of penalty units for the contravention is 50 penalty units.



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