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DEBT COLLECTORS (FIELD AGENTS AND COLLECTION AGENTS) ACT 2014 - SECT 35

Licence or registration certificate not to be used improperly

35 Licence or registration certificate not to be used improperly

(1) A field agent or subagent must not—
(a) represent that the person’s licence or registration certificate entitles the person to exercise a power the person may not lawfully exercise; or
(b) use the person’s licence or registration certificate to exercise a power the person may not lawfully exercise.
Penalty: Maximum penalty—200 penalty units or 1 year’s imprisonment.
(2) A collection agent must not represent that the person’s authorisation under part 2, division 3 entitles the person to exercise a power the person may not lawfully exercise.
Penalty: Maximum penalty—200 penalty units or 1 year’s imprisonment.
(3) In this section—

"represent" includes suggest or imply.

"use" includes attempt to use.



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