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ABORIGINAL HERITAGE ACT 2006 - SECT 79G

Offence to use registered Aboriginal intangible heritage for commercial purposes

    (1)     A person must not knowingly use any registered Aboriginal intangible heritage for commercial purposes without the consent of the relevant registered Aboriginal party, registered native title holder or traditional owner group entity.

Penalty:     In the case of a natural person, 1800 penalty units;

In the case of a body corporate, 10 000 penalty units.

    (2)     A person must not recklessly use any registered Aboriginal intangible heritage for commercial purposes without the consent of the relevant registered Aboriginal party, registered native title holder or traditional owner group entity.

Penalty:     In the case of a natural person, 1200 penalty units;

    In the case of a body corporate, 6000 penalty units.

    (3)     This section does not apply to any Aboriginal intangible heritage that is the subject of a registered Aboriginal intangible heritage agreement.

Note

Section 187A applies to an offence against subsection (1) or (2).

S. 79H inserted by No. 11/2016 s. 59.



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