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INFRINGEMENTS ACT 2006 - SECT 27F

Infringement penalty may be waived in limited circumstances

    (1)     The Secretary may waive the payment of any outstanding amount of the infringement penalty and waive or reduce any prescribed costs or prescribed warrant fee owed by an eligible person who is subject to, or has been subject to, a work and development permit if—

        (a)     collection of the outstanding amount of the infringement penalty and any prescribed costs or prescribed warrant fee is no longer feasible; and

        (b)     the eligible person has complied with, or has attempted to comply with, a work and development permit.

    (2)     On the Secretary waiving payment under subsection (1), the eligible person is taken to have completed the work and development permit for the purposes of section 32(1A)(b).

    (3)     If the Secretary waives the outstanding amount of an infringement penalty and waives or reduces any prescribed costs or prescribed warrant fee under subsection (1), the Secretary must notify in writing—

        (a)     the eligible person; and

        (b)     the accredited agency or accredited health practitioner (as appropriate) that is responsible for the work and development permit; and

        (c)     the enforcement agency that issued the infringement notice.

    (4)     A notice under subsection (3) must specify—

        (a)     that the Secretary waived the outstanding amount of an infringement penalty and waived or reduced any prescribed costs or prescribed warrant fee; and

        (b)     that the eligible person has expiated the offence.

S. 27G inserted by No. 29/2016 s. 67.



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