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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 245N

Offence for failure to comply with reporting obligations

             (1)  An operator of an aircraft or ship who intentionally contravenes subsection 245L(2) or 245LA(2) commits an offence punishable, on conviction, by a penalty not exceeding 120 penalty units.

             (2)  An operator of an aircraft or ship who contravenes subsection 245L(2) or 245LA(2) commits an offence punishable, on conviction, by a penalty not exceeding 60 penalty units.

Note:          See also paragraph 504(1)(jaa) (which deals with the payment of a penalty as an alternative to prosecution).

             (3)  An offence against subsection (2) is an offence of strict liability.

Note:          For strict liability , see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .

             (4)  An operator of an aircraft or ship commits a separate offence under subsection (1) or (2) in relation to each passenger or member of the crew in relation to whom the operator contravenes subsection 245L(2) or 245LA(2).



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