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 Court or 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

Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Act 2014 Part 4 Civil penalty provisions

Policy reference: PPL Guide 7.2.4 Civil Penalty Orders

Last reviewed: 5 November 2018