S 148 repealed by No 123 of 2001, s 3 and Sch 1 item 327, effective 11 March 2002. S 148 formerly read:
SECTION 148 CIVIL LIABILITY WHERE SECTION 146 OR 147 CONTRAVENED
Subject to subsection (2), if a person (the
) suffers loss or damage because of a contravention of section 146 or 147 by another person (the
), the plaintiff may recover the amount of the loss or damage by action against:
the primary defendant; or
a person involved in the contravention.
The person must not begin an action under this section in respect of the contravention if the person could, instead, bring an action under section 162 in respect of the conduct constituting the contravention.
The action may be begun even if the defendant has been convicted of an offence in respect of the conduct constituting the contravention.
The action must be begun within 6 years after the day on which the cause of action arose.
This section does not affect any liability that the defendant or another person has under any other provision of this Act or under any other law.