(1) If a company, registered scheme or disclosing entity has to prepare a financial report that includes consolidated financial statements, an officer or auditor of a controlled entity must:
(a) allow the auditor for the company, scheme or entity access to the controlled entity's books; and
(b) give the auditor any information, explanation or assistance required under section 323A.
(2) An offence based on subsection (1) is an offence of strict liability.
Note: For strict liability , see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .