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Powers of authorised officer visiting hospital

238 Powers of authorised officer visiting hospital

(1) An authorised officer visiting a hospital may, by notice in writing, require a person to do any one or more of the following:
(a) to furnish to the authorised officer such information as the authorised officer requires concerning any of the matters with respect to which an authorised officer is, by or under this Act, authorised to make inspections, investigations and inquiries,
(b) to attend and give evidence before the authorised officer concerning any such matters,
(c) to produce all books, documents or other records in the person's custody or under the person's control concerning any such matters.
(2) An authorised officer may require evidence to be given on oath, and either orally or in writing, and for that purpose the authorised officer may administer an oath.
(3) A person must not, without showing just cause:
(a) refuse or neglect to comply with a requirement made under this section, or
(b) fail to answer truly and fully a question put to the person by an authorised officer in the exercise by the authorised officer of the functions of an authorised officer.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.

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