Excise Act 1901

PART VIII - REMISSIONS, REFUNDS, REBATES AND DRAWBACKS  

SECTION 80   RECOVERY OF OVERPAYMENTS OF REFUNDS, REBATES AND DRAWBACKS  

80(1)  
Where an amount has, in whole or in part, been incorrectly paid to a person as a refund or drawback of Excise duty, the person to whom the amount was paid shall, on demand in writing being made by the CEO, pay to the Commonwealth an amount equal to the amount, or the part of the amount, incorrectly paid and, if the person fails to pay to the Commonwealth the amount demanded within such period as is specified in the demand, the amount may be recovered in a court of competent jurisdiction as a debt due to the Commonwealth.

80(2)  


Where a rebate of duty has been paid to a person and the whole or a part of the rebate was not payable to him or her, the person shall, on demand in writing made by the CEO, pay to the Commonwealth an amount equal to the whole or that part, as the case may be, of the amount of rebate paid to him or her and, if the person fails to pay to the Commonwealth the amount demanded within such period as is specified in the demand, the amount may be recovered in a court of competent jurisdiction as a debt due to the Commonwealth.

80(3)  


 

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