1.1.C.70 Civil penalty order

Definition

If the Federal Court or the Federal Circuit Court of Australia is satisfied that a person has contravened a civil penalty provision in the PPLAct, the court may, on the application of Centrelink (1.1.C.20) or the FWO, order the person to pay the Commonwealth such pecuniary penalty for the contravention as the court determines to be appropriate. The order is called the civil penalty order.

Act reference: PPLAct Part 4-2 Division 3 Civil penalty orders

Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Act 2014 section 82 Civil penalty order

Policy reference: PPL Guide 7.2.4 Civil Penalty Orders

Last reviewed: 2 January 2019