Queensland Consolidated Acts

[Index] [Table] [Search] [Search this Act] [Notes] [Noteup] [Previous] [Next] [Download] [Help]

DEBT COLLECTORS (FIELD AGENTS AND COLLECTION AGENTS) ACT 2014 - SECT 120

Stopping contraventions

120 Stopping contraventions

(1) This section applies if QCAT is satisfied, on application by the chief executive, that a person is doing, or is about to do, something in contravention of this Act.
(2) QCAT may, by order, prohibit the person who is doing, or is about to do, the thing (the
"prohibited person" ) from starting or continuing to do the thing.
(3) QCAT may make an order under this section on the chief executive’s application made without notice to the prohibited person but, in that case, QCAT must allow the prohibited person a reasonable opportunity to show cause why the order should not be confirmed.
(4) If QCAT, after considering the prohibited person’s evidence and submissions, if any, and any further evidence or submissions of the chief executive, is not satisfied the order should continue in force, QCAT must rescind the order.
(5) A person must not contravene an order made under this section.
Penalty: Maximum penalty—540 penalty units.
(6) An order under this section has effect on the giving of a copy of the order to the prohibited person.



AustLII: Copyright Policy | Disclaimers | Privacy Policy | Feedback