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AGED CARE ACT 1997 - SECT 94B.5

Occupier of premises to assist authorised complaints officers

             (1)  An * authorised complaints officer may ask the occupier of any premises entered under section 94B-3 to provide reasonable assistance to the officer, at any time while the officer is entitled to remain on the premises, for the purpose of the exercise of the officer's powers under that section.

             (2)  An occupier may refuse to provide assistance as requested under subsection (1).

Note:          Approved providers have a responsibility under paragraph 63-1(1)(ba) to cooperate with a person exercising powers under this Division. An approved provider who does not assist an * authorised complaints officer when requested 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.



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