(1) A person (the assistant ) may accompany the inspector onto the premises to assist the inspector if the Fair Work Ombudsman is satisfied that:
(a) the assistance is necessary and reasonable; and
(b) the assistant has suitable qualifications and experience to properly assist the inspector.
(2) The assistant:
(a) may do such things on the premises as the inspector requires to assist the inspector to exercise compliance powers; but
(b) must not do anything that the inspector does not have power to do.
(3) Anything done by the assistant is taken for all purposes to have been done by the inspector.