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HEALTHCARE IDENTIFIERS ACT 2010 - SECT 31C

Civil penalty provisions

Enforceable civil penalty provisions

             (1)  Each civil penalty provision of this Act and the regulations is enforceable under Part 4 of the Regulatory Powers Act.

Note:          Part 4 of the Regulatory Powers Act allows a civil penalty provision to be enforced by obtaining an order for a person to pay a pecuniary penalty for the contravention of the provision.

Authorised applicant

             (2)  For the purposes of Part 4 of the Regulatory Powers Act, the Information Commissioner is an authorised applicant in relation to the civil penalty provisions of this Act and the regulations.

Relevant court

             (3)  For the purposes of Part 4 of the Regulatory Powers Act, each of the following courts is a relevant court in relation to the civil penalty provisions of this Act and the regulations:

                     (a)  the Federal Court of Australia;

                     (b)  the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2);

                     (c)  a court of a State or Territory that has jurisdiction in relation to the matter.

Extension to external Territories

             (4)  Part 4 of the Regulatory Powers Act, as that Part applies in relation to the civil penalty provisions of this Act and the regulations, extends to every external Territory.

Liability of the Crown

             (5)  Part 4 of the Regulatory Powers Act, as that Part applies in relation the civil penalty provisions of this Act and the regulations, does not make the Crown liable to a pecuniary penalty.



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