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DEBT COLLECTORS (FIELD AGENTS AND COLLECTION AGENTS) ACT 2014 - SECT 120
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.
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
(6) An order under this section has effect on the giving of a
copy of the order to the prohibited person.
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