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DEBT COLLECTORS (FIELD AGENTS AND COLLECTION AGENTS) ACT 2014 - SECT 143
Power of court
143 Power of court
(1) A court may, in addition to any other penalty it may impose, order that a
field agent’s licence or a subagent’s registration be suspended for a
stated period or cancelled if the agent or subagent has been convicted of an
offence against this Act.
(2) Subsection (3) applies if—
(a) the court
orders that a field agent’s licence be cancelled and the agent is an
(b) the court orders a subagent’s registration be cancelled.
(3) The court must also order that the field agent or subagent be disqualified
permanently, or for a stated period, from any or all of the following—
holding a licence;
(b) being registered as a subagent;
(c) performing a
debt collection activity as authorised under part 2, division 3.
court may also order that any person convicted of an offence against this Act
be disqualified from holding a licence or being registered as a subagent under
this Act permanently or for a stated period.
(5) The court may make an order
under subsection (1) or (4) —
(a) on the chief executive’s application;
(b) on its own initiative.
(6) If an order is made by a court under this
section on the court’s own initiative, the court must cause a copy of the
order to be given to the chief executive.
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