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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
(5) Before making an amendment under subsection (1) (c) , the chief
(a) give written notice to the holder of the licence—
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
(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
(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
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