(1) This division does not prevent the presenting of evidence of—
(a) a communication made or the contents of a document prepared by a client or lawyer (or both), or a party who is not represented in the proceeding by a lawyer, in furtherance of the commission of a fraud or an offence or the commission of an act that renders a person liable to a civil penalty; or
(b) a communication or the contents of a document that the client or lawyer (or both), or the party, knew or ought reasonably to have known was made or prepared in furtherance of a deliberate abuse of a power.
(2) For this section, if the commission of the fraud, offence or act, or the abuse of power, is a fact in issue and there are reasonable grounds for finding that—
(a) the fraud, offence or act, or the abuse of power, was committed; and
(b) a communication was made or document prepared in furtherance of the commission of the fraud, offence or act or the abuse of power;
the court may find that the communication was made or the document was prepared as mentioned in paragraph (b).
(3) In this section:
"power" means a power given by or under an Australian law.