(1) If an * authorised officer is at premises that he or she entered under a warrant, the officer may require any person at the premises:
(a) to answer any questions put by the authorised officer; and
(b) to produce any documents requested by the authorised officer.
(2) A person commits an offence if the person fails to comply with a requirement under subsection (1).
Penalty: 30 penalty units.
Note 1: Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code sets out the general principles of criminal responsibility.
Note 2: Approved providers also have a responsibility under paragraph 63-1(1)(b) to co-operate with a person exercising powers under this Part and to comply with this Part in relation to the person's exercise of those powers. An approved provider who does not comply with a requirement under subsection (1) may not be complying with that responsibility. Failure to comply with a responsibility can result in a sanction being imposed under Part 4.4.
(3) A person is excused from complying with a requirement under subsection (1) if the answer to the question or the production of the document might tend to incriminate the person or expose the person to a penalty.
(4) The powers of an * authorised officer under this section are to be exercised subject to the requirements of Australian Privacy Principles 3 and 5.