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Local nominee is liable for offence against the Act

91ZE Local nominee is liable for offence against the Act

(1) If the authorised booking entity commits an offence against this Act, the entity’s local nominee is taken to have also committed the offence.
(2) If the authorised booking entity is a corporation, the entity’s local nominee, on conviction of an offence under subsection (1) , is liable to the penalty that applies for a corporation convicted of the offence, whether or not the local nominee is an individual or a corporation.
See the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 , section 181B in relation to fines for a corporation for offences for which a fine for a corporation is not expressly stated.
(3) The local nominee may be proceeded against for, and convicted of, the offence whether or not the authorised booking entity has been proceeded against for, or convicted of, the offence.
(4) This section does not affect—
(a) the liability of the authorised booking entity for the offence; or
(b) the liability, under the Criminal Code , chapter 2 , of any person for the offence.

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