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Notice of Indexation of the Penalty Unit Amount

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This instrument announces the new Commonwealth penalty unit amount from 1 July 2020, as required by section 4AA of the Crimes Act 1914.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 19 May 2020

 

 

 

NOTICE OF INDEXATION OF THE PENALTY UNIT AMOUNT

 

 

I, Christian Porter, Attorney-General, in accordance with subsection 4AA(1A) of the Crimes Act 1914 (Cth) provide notice that the value of the penalty unit amount will increase to $222, effective from 1 July 2020, as provided by subsection 4AA(3) of that Act.

Subsection 4AA(8) of that Act further provides that the new penalty unit value will only apply to offences committed on or after 1 July 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

Attorney-General

 

Dated: 14 May 2020