1.1.C.80 Civil penalty provision

Definition

Certain provisions in the PPLAct are designated civil penalty provisions. A contravention of a civil penalty provision may result in Centrelink or the FWO requiring a person to pay a pecuniary penalty in relation to the contravention, or the Federal Circuit Court of Australia may, on the application of Centrelink or the FWO, order the person to pay a pecuniary penalty in relation to the contravention.

Act reference: PPLAct Part 4-2 Division 3 Civil penalty orders, section 146 Civil penalty provisions

Policy reference: PPL Guide 7.2.4 Civil Penalty Orders

Last reviewed: 8 May 2017