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Grounds for dismissal of a complaint

Under section 46 of the CC Act, the CCC may dismiss or take no action in relation to a complaint when the complaint is:

  • frivolous or vexatious
  • lacks substance or credibility
  • not made in good faith
  • made for a mischievous purpose
  • made recklessly or maliciously
  • not within the commission’s jurisdiction
  • not in the public interest, or
  • has been dealt with by another entity.

Under the CC Act, it is an offence to make a frivolous or vexatious complaint, information or matter or to provide false or misleading statements.

Last updated: 05 May 2015

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