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  (1)   A person shall not:

  (a)   insult a member of the Tribunal, a member of the Commission or an AER member in the exercise of his or her powers or functions as a member;

  (b)   interrupt the proceedings of the Tribunal or a conference held by the Commission under section   90 or 93A, Division   3 of Part   XI or section   151AZ;

  (c)   create a disturbance, or take part   in creating or continuing a disturbance, in or near a place where the Tribunal is sitting or the Commission is holding such a conference; or

  (d)   do any other act or thing that would, if the Tribunal were a court of record, constitute a contempt of that court.

  (2)   A person who contravenes subsection   (1) is guilty of an offence punishable on conviction by a fine not exceeding 20 penalty units or imprisonment for 12 months.

Note 1:   Chapter   2 of the Criminal Code sets out the general principles of criminal responsibility.

Note 2:   Part   IA of the Crimes Act 1914 contains provisions dealing with penalties.

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