280F Customs may supply information concerning specified fines defaulters to chief executive of Department of Labour

(1)

The chief executive of the Customs may supply to the chief executive of the Department of Labour the following information about a person who is a specified fines defaulter:

(a)

the person’s full name:

(b)

the person’s date of birth:

(c)

the person’s sex:

(d)

the person’s passport number:

(e)

notice of the fact that the person is a specified fines defaulter.

(2)

The information given under subsection (1)—

(a)

may be given in any form and by any method agreed upon by the chief executive of the Department (as that term is defined in section 280C), the chief executive of the Customs, and the chief executive of the Department of Labour; and

(b)

may, in whole or in part, be in the form of a code representing the information.

(3)

In this section,—

fine means a fine within the meaning of that term in section 280C, other than—

(a)

a fine imposed by, or resulting from the enforcement of, an order made or deemed to have been made under section 21(5), (5A), or (9) of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957; or

(b)

any amount payable under section 138A(1) of the Sentencing Act 2002

specified fines defaulter means a person—

(a)

who owes—

(i)

an amount of $5,000 (or any other amount that may be fixed by the Governor-General by Order in Council) or more in relation to 1 or more unpaid fines (other than an amount of reparation); or

(ii)

any amount of reparation within the meaning of that term in section 280C; and

(b)

for whom a warrant to arrest has been issued (and not withdrawn or executed) in respect of the non-payment of the whole or any part of any amount referred to in paragraph (a).

Section 280F: inserted, on 10 April 2006, by section 4 of the Customs and Excise Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 7).

Section 280F(3) fine: replaced, on 13 February 2012, by section 5 of the Customs and Excise Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 36).