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THERAPEUTIC GOODS ACT 1989 - SECT 30EC

Criminal offences for non-compliance with requirements

             (1)  A person commits an offence if:

                     (a)  the person does an act or omits to do an act; and

                     (b)  the act or omission breaches a requirement imposed on the person under section 30EA; and

                     (c)  the act or omission has resulted in, or will result in, harm or injury to any person.

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 5 years or 4,000 penalty units, or both.

Note 1:       A jury may acquit a person of an offence against this subsection and may convict the person of an offence against subsection (4) instead: see section 53A.

Note 2:       For the liability of an executive officer of a body corporate, see sections 54B and 54BA.

             (2)  A person commits an offence if:

                     (a)  the person does an act or omits to do an act; and

                     (b)  the act or omission breaches a requirement imposed on the person under section 30EA; and

                     (c)  the act or omission is likely to result in harm or injury to any person.

Penalty:  2,000 penalty units.

Note:          For the liability of an executive officer of a body corporate, see sections 54B and 54BA.

             (3)  Subsection (2) is an offence of strict liability.

Note:          For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .

             (4)  A person commits an offence if:

                     (a)  the person does an act or omits to do an act; and

                     (b)  the act or omission breaches a requirement imposed on the person under section 30EA.

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 12 months or 1,000 penalty units, or both.



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