(1) A person (the defendant ) commits an offence if:
(a) the defendant:
(i) requests (whether or not expressly and whether or not by threats); or
(ii) receives or obtains; or
(iii) agrees to receive or obtain;
a cash or in kind payment from a person (the provider ) for the defendant or another person; and
(b) the defendant is an employee organisation or an officer (within the meaning of the Registered Organisations Act) or employee of an employee organisation; and
(c) the provider is a national system employer other than an employee organisation; and
(d) the provider, a spouse (within the meaning of the Registered Organisations Act) or associated entity of the provider, or a person who has a prescribed connection with the provider, employs a person who is, or is entitled to be, a member of the organisation and whose industrial interests the organisation is entitled to represent.
(a) for an individual--imprisonment for 2 years or 500 penalty units, or both; or
(b) for a body corporate--2,500 penalty units.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a cash or in kind payment mentioned in subsection 536F(3).