(1) This section applies if:
(a) under subsection 279-5(1); or
(b) as a result of the operation of subsection 206B(1) of the Corporations Act and subsection 279-5(5) of this Act;
a person is disqualified from managing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations on being convicted of an offence.
(2) On application by the Registrar, the Court may extend by up to an additional 15 years the period of disqualification.
(3) The Registrar must apply:
(a) before the period of disqualification begins; or
(b) before the end of the first year of the disqualification.
(4) The Registrar may apply only once in relation to the disqualification.
(5) In determining whether an extension is justified (and if so, for how long), the Court may have regard to any matters that the Court considers appropriate.