Commonwealth Consolidated Acts

[Index] [Table] [Search] [Search this Act] [Notes] [Noteup] [Previous] [Next] [Download] [Help]

BIOSECURITY ACT 2015 - SECT 200

Asking questions about conveyance

             (1)  A biosecurity officer may require a person who the biosecurity officer suspects, on reasonable grounds, has information in relation to the conveyance to answer questions, or provide information in writing, in relation to the conveyance.

Note:          A person may commit an offence or contravene a civil penalty provision if the person provides false or misleading information (see section 137.1 of the Criminal Code and section 532 of this Act).

Civil penalty provision

             (2)  A person who is required to answer questions, or provide information in writing, under subsection (1) must comply with the requirement.

Civil penalty:          120 penalty units.

Note:          This section is not subject to the privilege against self-incrimination (see section 635).



AustLII: Copyright Policy | Disclaimers | Privacy Policy | Feedback