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DEBT COLLECTORS (FIELD AGENTS AND COLLECTION AGENTS) ACT 2014 - SECT 108

Notice of change in criminal history

108 Notice of change in criminal history

(1) This section applies if—
(a) the commissioner of the police service suspects on reasonable grounds a person—
(i) is a field agent or subagent; or
(ii) is a field agent’s substitute because of an appointment made under section 69 ; or
(iii) is required to open a trust account under section 111 ; and
(b) there is a change in the person’s criminal history.
(2) The commissioner may notify the chief executive that the person’s criminal history has changed.
(3) The notice must state the following—
(a) the person’s name and any other name that the commissioner believes the person may use or may have used;
(b) the person’s date and place of birth;
(c) a brief description of the nature of the offence giving rise to the conviction or charge to which the change relates.
(4) The chief executive may confirm the commissioner’s suspicions under subsection (1) .
(5) For a person who does not have a criminal history, there is taken to be a change in the person’s criminal history if the person acquires a criminal history.
(6) In this section—

"criminal history" , for a person, includes a charge of an offence laid against the person that has not been dismissed.

"offence" includes alleged offence.



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