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PERSONAL INJURIES PROCEEDINGS ACT 2002 - SECT 68
Prohibition against paying, or seeking payment, for touting
68 Prohibition against paying, or seeking payment, for touting
(1) A person must not pay, or seek payment of, a fee for the soliciting or
inducing of a potential claimant to make a claim.
penalty—300 penalty units.
(2) However, a person does not commit an
offence against subsection (1) only by—
(a) if the person is not a law
practice or a person acting for a law practice—advertising, in the ordinary
course of the conduct of the person’s business as an advertiser or
publisher, legal services about claims; or
(b) if the person is a law
practice or a person acting for a law practice—charging a potential claimant
a fee for professional services provided to the potential claimant as part of
making a claim.
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