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Contributor’s response

17 Contributor’s response

(1) A contributor must, within the period prescribed under a regulation or, if no period is prescribed, within 1 month after receiving a contribution notice, give the respondent who gave the contribution notice a written response (
"contributor’s response" )—
(a) containing a statement of information prescribed under a regulation; and
(b) accompanied by any documents that may be prescribed under a regulation.
(2) The contributor’s response must also state—
(a) whether the claim for the contribution or indemnity claimed in the contribution notice is admitted, denied or admitted in part; and
(b) if the claim for the contribution or indemnity is admitted in part, the extent to which it is admitted.
(3) An admission of liability in the contributor’s response—
(a) is not binding on the contributor in relation to any other claim; and
(b) is not binding on the contributor at all if it later appears the admission was induced by fraud.
(4) If the respondent requires information provided by a contributor under this section to be verified by statutory declaration, the contributor must verify the information by statutory declaration.

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