Immigration Amendment Act 2015

88 Section 357 amended (Penalties: employers)

Replace section 357(3) with:

(3)

A person convicted of an offence against section 351(1) is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 7 years, a fine not exceeding $100,000, or both, if the offence relates to—

(a)

a temporary worker within the meaning of paragraph (a) of the definition of temporary worker in section 351(8); or

(b)

an unlawful employee within the meaning of paragraph (a) of the definition of unlawful employee in section 351(8).

(4)

A person convicted of an offence against section 351(1) is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years, a fine not exceeding $100,000, or both, if the offence relates to—

(a)

a temporary worker within the meaning of paragraph (b) of the definition of temporary worker in section 351(8); or

(b)

an unlawful employee within the meaning of paragraph (b) of the definition of unlawful employee in section 351(8).