Corporations Act 2001

CHAPTER 9 - MISCELLANEOUS  

PART 9.4B - CIVIL CONSEQUENCES OF CONTRAVENING CIVIL PENALTY PROVISIONS  

Division 2 - Procedural and other matters relating to orders by the Court  

SECTION 1317QD   EXCEPTIONS ETC. TO CIVIL PENALTY PROVISIONS - BURDEN OF PROOF  

1317QD(1)  
If, in proceedings for a declaration of contravention or an order under Division 1 against a person for a contravention of a civil penalty provision, the person wishes to rely on any exception, exemption, excuse, qualification or justification provided by the law creating the civil penalty provision, then the person bears an evidential burden in relation to that matter.

1317QD(2)  
In subsection (1), evidential burden , in relation to a matter, means the burden of adducing or pointing to evidence that suggests a reasonable possibility that the matter exists or does not exist.


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