(1) Compensation is not payable by or on behalf of the State arising directly or indirectly from any of the following matters occurring before or after the commencement of this section:(a) the enactment or operation of this Act or the Shop Trading Amendment Act 2010,(b) the exercise by any person of a function under Part 2 or 3 of this Act or a failure to exercise any such function,(c) any statement or conduct relating to the regulation of shop opening hours or restricted trading days.(2) In this section:
compensation includes damages or any other form of monetary compensation.
conduct includes any act or omission, whether unconscionable, misleading, deceptive or otherwise.
statement includes a representation of any kind:(a) whether made verbally or in writing, and(b) whether negligent, false or misleading or otherwise.
the State means the Crown within the meaning of the Crown Proceedings Act 1988, and includes an officer, employee or agent of the Crown and an inspector.
this Act includes the regulations and any order made under this Act.