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NSW forced to correct thousands of debt recovery letters for hotel quarantine

Revenue NSW will resend more than 44,000 invoices to returned travellers after they cite nonexistent law

The New South Wales government will be forced to correct and resend 44,000 letters to returning travellers demanding payment for hotel quarantine, due to a basic error explaining its legislative power to recover debts.

The state government has issued more than 134,800 invoices charging inbound travellers thousands of dollars for hotel quarantine since the pandemic began.

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