Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Body Corporate And Community Management Act 1997

Chapter 6
Part 10
Section 288

Failure to comply with adjudicator’s order | Section 288

(1)A person who contravenes an order under this chapter (other than an order for the payment of an amount) commits an offence.

Maximum penalty—400 penalty units.

(2)A proceeding for an offence under subsection (1) (other than a proceeding taken by the Attorney-General) may only be taken by—

(a)an applicant for the application for the original order; or

(b)a respondent to the application for the original order; or

(c)a person in whose favour the order mentioned in subsection (1) is made; or

(d)the body corporate; or

(e)an administrator appointed under this chapter who is authorised to perform obligations of the body corporate or its committee.

(3)Costs awarded against a defendant in a proceeding under this section may include the amount of the fee paid to the commissioner on making the application for the original order.

(4)In subsection (3)—

application for the original order means the application for the order of an adjudicator for the purposes of which the order mentioned in subsection (1) is made.

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