357 Penalties: employers

(1)

A person convicted of an offence against section 350(1)(a) is liable to a fine not exceeding $50,000.

(2)

A person convicted of an offence against section 350(1)(b) is liable to a fine not exceeding $10,000.

(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).

Compare: 1987 No 74 ss 39(5), 39A(8)

Section 357(3): replaced, on 7 May 2015, by section 88 of the Immigration Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 48).

Section 357(4): inserted, on 7 May 2015, by section 88 of the Immigration Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 48).