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DEBT COLLECTORS (FIELD AGENTS AND COLLECTION AGENTS) ACT 2014 - SECT 37

Misrepresentation

37 Misrepresentation

(1) A debt collector or subagent must not by any false or misleading representation induce a person to enter into an arrangement for the payment of a debt.
Penalty: Maximum penalty—200 penalty units or 2 years imprisonment.
(2) In this section—

"false or misleading" , in relation to a representation, includes the wilful concealment of a material fact in the representation.

"induce" includes attempt to induce.



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