Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

PART VI - MISCELLANEOUS  

SECTION 61   FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH SUMMONS  

61(1)  
A person commits an offence if:


(a) the person is given, in accordance with any applicable regulations or directions, a summons referred to in section 40A ; and


(b) the person fails to comply with the summons.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 12 months or 60 penalty units, or both.

61(2)  
Subsection (1) does not apply if complying with the summons might tend to incriminate the person.

Note:

A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matter in subsection (2) (see subsection 13.3(3) of the Criminal Code ).





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