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TRANSPORT OPERATIONS (PASSENGER TRANSPORT) ACT 1994 - SECT 128
Power to require information from certain persons
128 Power to require information from certain persons
(1) This section applies if an authorised person reasonably suspects—
relevant offence has been committed; and
(b) the offence relates to—
the construction, operation, maintenance or repair of a vehicle or a railway;
(ii) the provision of a public passenger service; and
(c) a person may be
able to give information about the offence.
(2) The authorised person may
require the person to give information about the offence.
(2A) Also, the
authorised person may, by written notice, require the person to attend the
office of the authorised person at a stated reasonable time to give the
(3) When making a requirement under subsection (2) or (2A) , the
authorised person must warn the person it is an offence to fail to give the
information or attend at the time and place stated in the notice unless the
person has a reasonable excuse.
(4) The person must comply with a requirement
under subsection (2) or (2A) , unless the person has a reasonable excuse for
not complying with it.
Maximum penalty—40 penalty units.
(5) It is a reasonable excuse for the person to fail to give information if
giving it might tend to incriminate the person.
(6) The person does not
commit an offence against this section if the information sought by the
authorised person is not in fact relevant to the offence.
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