(1) A licensee must not enter into, or offer to enter into, a small amount credit contract with a consumer who will be the debtor under the contract if:
(a) the consumer is included in a class of consumers prescribed by the regulations; and
(b) the repayments that would be required under the contract would not meet the requirements prescribed by the regulations.
Civil penalty: 5,000 penalty units.
Note: For example, the regulations may provide that the amount of a repayment must not exceed a specified percentage of the consumer's income.
(2) A person commits an offence if:
(a) the person is subject to a requirement under subsection (1); and
(b) the person engages in conduct; and
(c) the conduct contravenes the requirement.
Criminal penalty: 50 penalty units.