Adoption Regulations 1995
Part 7-Contact and mediation licensees


    72. Suspension and revocation of licences

    (1) Subject to subregulation (2), the Director-General may

    (a) suspend a licence for such period, not exceeding the remaining period of the licence, as the Director-General thinks fit; or

    (b) revoke a licence.

    (2) The Director-General may exercise a power referred to in subregulation (1) if

    (a) during the licence period the licensee has been convicted of an offence against the law of any State or a Territory of the Commonwealth in circumstances rendering the continued holding of a licence by the licensee to be inappropriate;

    (b) the licensee has contravened, or failed to comply with

    (i) a provision of the Act;

    (ii) the licence or a condition or restriction to which the licence is subject; or

    (iii) any code of practice in effect during the licence period,

    in circumstances rendering the continued holding of a licence by the licensee to be inappropriate;

    (c) the licensee no longer satisfies the criteria required to be satisfied by an applicant for the issue or renewal of a licence;

    (d) the licensee has been involved in professional conduct of a nature or standard that renders him or her unsuitable to continue to hold a licence; or

    (e) the licensee had, in relation to his or her application for the issue or renewal of the licence, provided information in written or oral form that the licensee knew to be

    (i) false or misleading in a material particular; or

    (ii) likely to deceive in a material way.

    [Regulation 72 amended in Gazette 20 May 2003 p. 1793.]



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