Business Names Registration Act 2011

PART 1 - PRELIMINARY  

Division 3 - Constitutional basis and application of this Act and the Transitional Act  

SECTION 11   GOVERNMENT BODIES NOT LIABLE TO PROSECUTION  

11(1)  
A government body that carries on a business under a business name:

(a)  is not liable to be prosecuted for an offence against this Act or the Transitional Act; and

(b)  is not subject to proceedings for an injunction or any other remedy in relation to conduct that would constitute an offence against this Act or the Transitional Act.

11(2)  
However, nothing in this Act or the Transitional Act prevents the registration of a business name to a government body if the provisions of this Act or the Transitional Act are otherwise satisfied.

11(3)  
Each of the following is a government body :

(a)  the Commonwealth;

(b)  a referring/adopting State;

(c)  an affected Territory;

(d)  an agency or authority of the Commonwealth;

(e)  an agency or authority of a referring/adopting State or an affected Territory;

(f)  an agency or authority of the Commonwealth and any of the referring/adopting States and the affected Territories, acting jointly;

(g)  an agency or authority of any 2 or more of the referring/adopting States and affected Territories, acting jointly;

(h)  a local government body.




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