(1) An authorised officer may serve an infringement notice on any person who the officer has reason to believe has committed an offence against this Act or the regulations that is prescribed for the purposes of this subsection.
(2) An offence referred to in subsection (1) for which an infringement notice may be served is an infringement offence within the meaning of the Infringements Act 2006 .
(3) The infringement penalty for an offence prescribed for the purposes of subsection (1) is the prescribed infringement penalty.
(4) In this section "authorised officer" means—
S. 48B(4)(a) amended by No. 21/2012 s. 239(Sch. 6 item 40.2).
(a) a person appointed under section
142 of the Australian Consumer Law and Fair Trading Act 2012 ;
S. 48B(4)(b) substituted by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 148.2).
(b) a police officer;
(c) a person authorised in writing
by the Director of Consumer Affairs Victoria.
Pt 3 (Heading) amended by No. 63/2010 s. 60(1).
(Heading and ss 26 – 28) repealed by No. 7332 s. 4(Sch. 2), new Pt 3 (Heading and s. 37)
inserted by No. 44/2002 s. 31.
Part 3—Savings and transitional provisions
Pt 3 Div. 1 (Heading) inserted by No. 14/2019 s. 25.
S. 37 re‑numbered as s. 49 by No. 41/2003 s. 5(2).