Immigration Advisers Licensing Act 2007

51 Disciplinary sanctions
  • (1) The sanctions that the Tribunal may impose are—

    • (a) caution or censure:

    • (b) a requirement to undertake specified training or otherwise remedy any deficiency within a specified period:

    • (c) suspension of licence for the unexpired period of the licence, or until the person meets specified conditions:

    • (d) cancellation of licence:

    • (e) an order preventing the person from reapplying for a licence for a period not exceeding 2 years, or until the person meets specified conditions:

    • (f) an order for the payment of a penalty not exceeding $10,000:

    • (g) an order for the payment of all or any of the costs or expenses of the investigation, inquiry, or hearing, or any related prosecution:

    • (h) an order directing the licensed immigration adviser or former licensed immigration adviser to refund all or any part of fees or expenses paid by the complainant or another person to the licensed immigration adviser or former licensed immigration adviser:

    • (i) an order directing the licensed immigration adviser or former licensed immigration adviser to pay reasonable compensation to the complainant or other person.

    (2) The Tribunal must notify its decision to the complainant (if any) and the person complained about in writing, giving reasons for the decision.

    (3) A person subject to a sanction under this section has the right to appeal, under section 81, the Tribunal's decision to impose the sanction.

    (4) If an immigration adviser fails to demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the Registrar, compliance with a requirement imposed under subsection (1)(b), the adviser's licence is deemed to be cancelled at the end of the specified period.

    (5) Any payment ordered by the Tribunal under subsection (1)(f) or (g) may be recovered as a debt due to the Crown.