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TELECOMMUNICATIONS (INTERCEPTION AND ACCESS) (NEW SOUTH WALES) ACT 1987 - SECT 14

Power to obtain relevant information

14 Power to obtain relevant information

(1) If the inspecting officer has reason to believe that an officer of the eligible authority is able to give information relevant to an inspection under this Part of the authority's records, subsections (2) and (3) have effect.
(2) The inspecting officer may, by writing given to the officer, require the officer to give the information to the inspecting officer:
(a) by writing signed by the officer, and
(b) at a specified place and within a specified period.
(3) The inspecting officer may, by writing given to the officer, require the officer to attend:
(a) before a specified inspecting officer, and
(b) at a specified place, and
(c) within a specified period or at a specified time on a specified day,
in order to answer questions relevant to the inspection.
(4) If the inspecting officer:
(a) has reason to believe that an officer of an eligible authority is able to give information relevant to an inspection under this Part of the authority's records, and
(b) does not know the officer's identity,
the inspecting officer may, by writing given to the chief officer of the authority, require the chief officer, or a person nominated by the chief officer, to attend:
(c) before a specified inspecting officer, and
(d) at a specified place, and
(e) within a specified period or at a specified time on a specified day,
in order to answer questions relevant to the inspection.
(5) The place, and the period or the time and day, specified in a requirement under this section must be reasonable having regard to the circumstances in which the requirement is made.



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