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FAIR TRADING ACT 1987 - SECT 18

Office and identification of investigator

18 Office and identification of investigator

(1) The Secretary may, by order in writing, appoint an employee as an investigator for the purposes of this Act and of any other legislation administered by the Minister and shall provide the employee with a certificate of identification as an investigator.
(2) An investigator who exercises in any place or on any land a function conferred by section 19, 19A or 20 shall produce his or her certificate of identification if requested so to do by a person apparently in charge there, or apparently in charge of any work being carried on there.
(3) An investigator shall produce his or her certificate of identification if requested so to do by a person required to comply with a notice under section 20.
(4) A requirement under any other legislation administered by the Minister that a person who is authorised to exercise a function under the legislation is to produce his or her certificate of identification (however described) before exercising the function is taken to have been complied with if--
(a) the person authorised is an investigator, and
(b) the person produces his or her certificate of identification as an investigator.



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