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Thursday, 30 June 1994
Page: 2412

Senator CROWLEY (Minister for Family Services) (11.40 a.m.) —The answer is yes, the monetary penalty is available. Indeed, it follows immediately under the clause you were reading on page 24 of the bill:

Note:  Subsections 4B(2) and (3) of the Crimes Act 1914 allow a court to impose an appropriate fine instead of, or in addition to, a term of imprisonment.