Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007

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25 Issue of civil infringement notices


A civil infringement notice must be issued within 12 months after the day on which the earliest civil liability event referred to in the notice is alleged to have occurred.


A civil infringement notice may be issued—


by delivering it to the person alleged to have committed the civil liability event; or


by post, addressed to that person’s last known place of residence or business.


A civil infringement notice issued to a person in accordance with subsection (2)(b) is deemed to have been issued on the day it was posted.

Compare: Spam Act 2003 Sch 3, cl 3 (Aust)