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TRADE PRACTICES ACT 1974 No. 51, 1974 - SECT 76

Pecuniary penalties.
76. If the Court is satisfied that a person-

   (a)  has contravened a provision of Part IV;

   (b)  has attempted to contravene such a provision;

   (c)  has aided, abetted, counselled or procured a person to contravene such
        a provision;

   (d)  has induced, or attempted to induce, a person, whether by threats or
        promises or otherwise, to contravene such a provision;

   (e)  has been in any way, directly or indirectly, knowingly concerned in,
        or party to, the contravention by a person of such a provision; or

   (f)  has conspired with others to contravene such a provision, the Court
        may order the person to pay to Australia such pecuniary penalty (not
        exceeding $50,000 in the case of a person not being a body corporate,
        or $250,000 in the case of a body corporate, in respect of each act or
        omission by the person to which this section applies) as the Court
        determines to be appropriate having regard to all relevant matters
        including the nature and extent of the act or omission and of any loss
        or damage suffered as a result of the act or omission, the
        circumstances in which the act or omission took place and whether the
        person has previously been found by the Superior Court of Australia or
        the Australian Industrial Court in proceedings under this Part to have
        engaged in any similar conduct. 

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