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FAIR TRADING ACT 1987 - SECT 49

Certain fees and charges prohibited in connection with employment placement services

49 Certain fees and charges prohibited in connection with employment placement services

(1) A person must not demand or receive any fee, charge or other remuneration from a person seeking employment for the provision of employment placement services to the person in relation to the seeking of employment.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.
(2) It is immaterial whether the employment is to be carried out or undertaken pursuant to a contract of employment.
(3) If any fee, charge or other remuneration is received in contravention of this section, the amount concerned may be recovered from the person to whom it was paid in a court of competent jurisdiction as a debt due to the person who paid the amount.



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