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Compliance with safety standard

84 Compliance with safety standard

(1) A person shall not, in trade or commerce, supply or offer for supply services in relation to which there is a prescribed safety standard unless that safety standard is complied with.
Maximum penalty—
(a) if the person is a body corporate—$1,100,000; or
(b) if the person is not a body corporate—$220,000.
A pecuniary penalty may be imposed for a contravention of this section—see section 64 (Pecuniary penalties for FTA consumer offence provisions).
(2) If—
(a) a person supplies services in contravention of subsection (1) ; and
(b) another person suffers loss or damage because of a defect in, or a dangerous characteristic of, the services, or by not having particular information in relation to the services, but would not have suffered it if the prescribed safety standard had been complied with;
the person who suffers the loss or damage shall be taken, for the purposes of this Act, to have suffered it by the supplying of the services.

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