Number of infringements issued under s.28(1) s.28(3) of the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012

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Dear Victorian Department of Justice & Regulation,

I would like to know how many infringements have been issued under s.28(1) s.28(3) of the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012.

As per the Consumer Affairs Victoria website, “An incorporated association must have a registered address and must notify the Registrar of Consumer Affairs Victoria, in the form approved by the Registrar, within 14 days of any changes.”

https://www.consumer.vic.gov.au/clubs-an...

Yours faithfully,

James

DJR-IIA-FOI (DJCS), Victorian Department of Justice & Regulation

Dear James,

 

Freedom of Information (FOI reference 100139)

 

I refer to your request for documents under the Freedom of Information Act
1982 (the FOI Act), received in this office on 7^th February 2022, in
which you sought access to:

 

I would like to know how many infringements have been issued under s.28(1)
s28(3) of the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012.

As per the Consumer Affairs website, "An incorporated association must
have a registered address and must notify the Registrar of Consumer
Affairs Victoria, in the form approved by the Registrar, within 14 days of
any changes".

 

Application fee

 

Section 17(2A) of the FOI Act requires that an application fee of $30.10
accompanies a request for access to documents. The application fee may be
waived in circumstances of hardship. If you wish to seek waiver of the
fee, you will need to provide evidence of hardship, such as a current
healthcare or pension card. 

 

The fee can be paid by credit/debit card, cheque or money order. If you
wish to pay by credit/debit card, please contact this office by phone to
provide your card details. Please do not send your card details to us via
email.

 

Please note your request will not be considered valid and will therefore
not be processed until payment or application for waiver is received and
approved.

 

If you have any queries, please contact this office by email to
[1][Victorian Department of Justice & Regulation request email].  

 

Yours sincerely

 

Seyhan Balkis

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Dear DJR-IIA-FOI (DJCS),

When I called the office, I was put through to an automated message that asked me to send an email.

Yours sincerely,

James

DJR-IIA-FOI (DJCS), Victorian Department of Justice & Regulation

Good afternoon,

Thank you for your email.

Would you like to pay via phone? We currently accept Visa and Mastercard.

Regards,
Sophie Liakos
Freedom of Information Officer
Information Integrity & Access
Department of Justice and Community Safety
121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 | DX 210077

Please note I am currently working remotely until further notice

The office is based on the land of the Traditional Owners, the people of the Kulin Nations.
We acknowledge their history, culture and Elders both past and present.

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Dear DJR-IIA-FOI (DJCS),

I tried calling but the switchboard put me through to an answering machine.

Yours sincerely,

James

DJR-IIA-FOI (DJCS), Victorian Department of Justice & Regulation

Good afternoon,

Thank you for your email.

Please contact 03 8684 7346 to make a payment.

Please also forward the receipt to [Victorian Department of Justice & Regulation request email] once the payment has been made.

Regards,
Sophie Liakos
Freedom of Information Officer
Information Integrity & Access
Department of Justice and Community Safety
121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 | DX 210077

Please note I am currently working remotely until further notice

The office is based on the land of the Traditional Owners, the people of the Kulin Nations.
We acknowledge their history, culture and Elders both past and present.

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Dear DJR-IIA-FOI (DJCS),

It seems like someone’s direct number. No one is picking up, just getting voicemail. I’ll keep trying.

Yours sincerely,

James

DJR-IIA-FOI (DJCS), Victorian Department of Justice & Regulation

Dear James,

 

Freedom of Information (FOI reference 100139)

 

I refer to your request for documents under the Freedom of Information Act
1982 (the FOI Act), received by the department on 14 February 2022, in
which you sought access to:

 

I would like to know how many infringements have been issued under s.28(1)
s28(3) of the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012.

As per the Consumer Affairs website, "An incorporated association must
have a registered address and must notify the Registrar of Consumer
Affairs Victoria, in the form approved by the Registrar, within 14 days of
any changes".

 

Thank you for your payment of $30.10 for the application fee. If it has
not already done so, the finance branch of the department will issue you a
receipt shortly.

The FOI Act provides for a response within 30 days of the date of receipt
of a valid request.

 

The department is currently considering your request.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Seyhan Balkis

 

From: DJR-IIA-FOI (DJCS) <[Victorian Department of Justice &amp; Regulation request email]>
Sent: Friday, 11 February 2022 1:06 PM
To: James <[FOI #8368 email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information (FOI) Request

 

Dear James,

 

Freedom of Information (FOI reference 100139)

 

I refer to your request for documents under the Freedom of Information Act
1982 (the FOI Act), received in this office on 7^th February 2022, in
which you sought access to:

 

I would like to know how many infringements have been issued under s.28(1)
s28(3) of the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012.

As per the Consumer Affairs website, "An incorporated association must
have a registered address and must notify the Registrar of Consumer
Affairs Victoria, in the form approved by the Registrar, within 14 days of
any changes".

 

Application fee

 

Section 17(2A) of the FOI Act requires that an application fee of $30.10
accompanies a request for access to documents. The application fee may be
waived in circumstances of hardship. If you wish to seek waiver of the
fee, you will need to provide evidence of hardship, such as a current
healthcare or pension card. 

 

The fee can be paid by credit/debit card, cheque or money order. If you
wish to pay by credit/debit card, please contact this office by phone to
provide your card details. Please do not send your card details to us via
email.

 

Please note your request will not be considered valid and will therefore
not be processed until payment or application for waiver is received and
approved.

 

If you have any queries, please contact this office by email to
[1][Victorian Department of Justice &amp; Regulation request email].  

 

Yours sincerely

 

Seyhan Balkis

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DJR-IIA-FOI (DJCS), Victorian Department of Justice & Regulation

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Good afternoon

 

Please see attached decision letter for your FOI request on behalf of
James.

 

 

Kind regards

 

Catherine Castro

Freedom of Information Officer
Information Integrity & Access
Department of Justice and Community Safety
Level 24/121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne VIC 3000  |  DX 210077

I am currently working from home and working flexibly. I am sending this
email at a time convenient to me which may include outside of business
hours. There is no expectation that you will respond to this email outside
of business hours.

 

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The documents do not exist as it appears no infringements have been recorded.