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DEBT COLLECTORS (FIELD AGENTS AND COLLECTION AGENTS) ACT 2014 - SECT 61

Amendment of licence conditions

61 Amendment of licence conditions

(1) The chief executive may amend the conditions of a licence—
(a) on the application of the holder of the licence; or
(b) on the order of QCAT; or
Example: QCAT may deal with the conditions of a licence under section 116 .
(c) on the chief executive’s own initiative.
(2) An application under subsection (1) (a) must be made in the approved form and be accompanied by the application fee prescribed under a regulation.
(3) Before granting the application, the chief executive must be satisfied the amendment of the condition is necessary or desirable for the proper performance of the activities authorised by the licence.
(4) If the chief executive decides to refuse the application, the chief executive must give the applicant an information notice about the decision within 14 days after the decision is made.
(5) Before making an amendment under subsection (1) (c) , the chief executive must—
(a) give written notice to the holder of the licence—
(i) of the particulars of the proposed amendment; and
(ii) that the holder may make written submissions to the chief executive about the proposed amendment before a stated day, not later than 14 days after the notice is given to the holder; and
(b) have regard to submissions made to the chief executive by the holder before the stated day.
(6) Subsection (5) does not apply if the chief executive decides that the amendment must be made urgently—
(a) to avoid potential claims against the claim fund; or
(b) to ensure compliance with this Act or the Administration Act.
(7) If the chief executive decides to amend the conditions of a licence under subsection (1) (c) , the chief executive must give the holder of the licence an information notice about the decision within 14 days after the decision is made.
(8) An amendment takes effect—
(a) on the day written notice of the amendment is given to the holder of the licence; or
(b) if a later day is stated in the notice, on the stated day.



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