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Breach of condition of Bonded Medical Program--administrative penalty

  (1)   A person is liable for an administrative penalty if:

  (a)   the person is a bonded participant; and

  (b)   the person breaches a condition mentioned in paragraph   124ZG(1)(e).

  (2)   The amount of the administrative penalty is $1,000.

  (3)   If subsection   (1) applies to a person, the Secretary must give the person a written notice of the following:

  (a)   the person's liability to pay an administrative penalty;

  (b)   the breach of condition to which the administrative penalty relates;

  (c)   if there is more than one breach of condition--the total of the administrative penalties;

  (d)   the day by which the penalty becomes due for payment (which must be at least 14 days after the day on which the notice is given).

  (4)   An administrative penalty payable under this section:

  (a)   is a debt due to the Commonwealth; and

  (b)   may be recovered by the Secretary, on behalf of the Commonwealth, by action in a court of competent jurisdiction.

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