(1) Proceedings for a pecuniary penalty order against a person for a contravention of a civil remedy provision are stayed if:
(a) criminal proceedings are commenced or have already commenced against the person for an offence; and
(b) the offence is constituted by conduct that is substantially the same as the conduct in relation to which the order would be made.
(2) The proceedings for the order may be resumed if the person is not convicted of the offence. Otherwise, the proceedings for the order are dismissed.