Corporations Act 2001
A person who contravenes section 672B is liable to compensate a person for any loss or damage the person suffers because of the contravention.672F(2) [ Defence]
(a) because of inadvertence or mistake; or
(b) because they were not aware of a relevant fact or occurrence.
In determining whether the defence is available, disregard the person's ignorance of, or a mistake on the person's part concerning, a matter of law.672F(3) [ Joint and individual liability]
If 2 or more persons each contravene section 672B because of the same act or omission, their liability under this section for the contravention is joint and individual.