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COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010 - SECT 134C

Amount of penalty

                   The penalty to be specified in an infringement notice that is to be issued to a person, in relation to an alleged contravention of a provision of the Australian Consumer Law, must be a penalty equal to the amount worked out using the following table:

 

Amount of penalty

Item

If the infringement notice is for an alleged contravention of one of the following provisions of the Australian Consumer Law ...

the amount is ...

1

a provision of Part 2-2

(a) if the person is a listed corporation--600 penalty units; or

(b) if the person is a body corporate other than a listed corporation--60 penalty units; or

(c) if the person is not a body corporate--12 penalty units.

2

a provision of Part 3-1 (other than subsection 32(1), 35(1), 36(1), (2) or (3), section 40 or 43 or subsection 47(1))

(a) if the person is a listed corporation--600 penalty units; or

(b) if the person is a body corporate other than a listed corporation--60 penalty units; or

(c) if the person is not a body corporate--12 penalty units.

3

subsection 47(1)

(a) if the person is a body corporate--10 penalty units; or

(b) if the person is not a body corporate--2 penalty units.

4

subsection 66(2)

(a) if the person is a body corporate--55 penalty units; or

(b) if the person is not a body corporate--11 penalty units.

5

a provision of Division 2 of Part 3-2 (other than section 85)

(a) if the person is a body corporate--60 penalty units; or

(b) if the person is not a body corporate--12 penalty units.

6

a provision of Division 3 of Part 3-2 (other than subsection 96(2))

(a) if the person is a body corporate--55 penalty units; or

(b) if the person is not a body corporate--11 penalty units.

7

subsection 100(1) or (3) or 101(3) or (4)

(a) if the person is a body corporate--20 penalty units; or

(b) if the person is not a body corporate--4 penalty units.

8

subsection 102(2) or 103(2)

(a) if the person is a body corporate--60 penalty units; or

(b) if the person is not a body corporate--12 penalty units.

9

subsection 106(1), (2), (3) or (5), 107(1) or (2), 118(1), (2), (3) or (5), 119(1) or (2)

(a) if the person is a listed corporation--600 penalty units; or

(b) if the person is a body corporate other than a listed corporation--60 penalty units; or

(c) if the person is not a body corporate--12 penalty units.

10

subsection 125(4)

(a) if the person is a body corporate--30 penalty units; or

(b) if the person is not a body corporate--6 penalty units.

11

subsection 127(1) or (2)

(a) if the person is a listed corporation--600 penalty units; or

(b) if the person is a body corporate other than a listed corporation--60 penalty units; or

(c) if the person is not a body corporate--12 penalty units.

12

subsection 128(2) or (6), 131(1) or 132(1)

(a) if the person is a body corporate--30 penalty units; or

(b) if the person is not a body corporate--6 penalty units.

13

subsection 136(1), (2) or (3) or 137(1) or (2)

(a) if the person is a listed corporation--600 penalty units; or

(b) if the person is a body corporate other than a listed corporation--60 penalty units; or

(c) if the person is not a body corporate--12 penalty units.

14

subsection 221(1)

(a) if the person is a body corporate--30 penalty units; or

(b) if the person is not a body corporate--6 penalty units.

15

subsection 222(1)

(a) if the person is a body corporate--50 penalty units; or

(b) if the person is not a body corporate--10 penalty units.



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