TAXATION ADMINISTRATION ACT 1953

PART III - PROSECUTIONS AND OFFENCES  

Note:

Subsection 2(2) specifies laws that are not taxation laws for the purposes of this Part.

Division 3 - Prosecution of taxation offences  

SECTION 8ZG   ENFORCEMENT OF ORDERS FOR PAYMENT  

8ZG(1)   [Order enforceable as a final judgment]  

Where:


(a) upon the conviction of a person for a taxation offence, the court before which the person is convicted, in addition to imposing a penalty on the person, orders the person to pay an amount to the Commissioner; and


(b) the court has civil jurisdiction to the extent of the amount,

the order is enforceable in all respects as a final judgment of the court in favour of the Commissioner.

8ZG(2)   [Issue of certificate where court lacks jurisdiction]  

Where:


(a) upon conviction of a person for a taxation offence, the court before which the person is convicted, in addition to imposing a penalty on the person, orders the person to pay an amount to the Commissioner; and


(b) the court:


(i) does not have civil jurisdiction; or

(ii) has civil jurisdiction, but does not have civil jurisdiction to the extent of the amount,

the proper officer of the court shall issue to the Commissioner a certificate in the prescribed form containing the prescribed particulars.

8ZG(3)   [Certificate may be registered in a court]  

The certificate may, in the prescribed manner and subject to the prescribed conditions (if any), be registered in a court having civil jurisdiction to the extent of the amount ordered to be paid to the Commissioner.

8ZG(4)   [Certificate enforceable as final judgment]  

Upon registration under subsection (3), the certificate is enforceable in all respects as a final judgment of the court in favour of the Commissioner.

8ZG(5)   [Costs of registration]  

The costs of registration of the certificate and other proceedings under this section shall, subject to the prescribed conditions (if any), be deemed to be payable under the certificate.




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