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Power to take evidence on oath or affirmation

    (1)     The Information Commissioner may require a person attending an examination, in accordance with a notice to attend, to give evidence or answer questions on oath or affirmation.

    (2)     The Information Commissioner, or a person authorised to do so by the Commissioner, may administer an oath or affirmation to a person for the purposes of subsection (1).

    (3)     A person must not, without reasonable excuse, refuse or fail to take an oath or make an affirmation when required to do so by the Information Commissioner under subsection (1).

Penalty:     60 penalty units.

    (4)     A person does not commit an offence against subsection (3) unless, before the person is required to take the oath or make the affirmation, the Information Commissioner informs the person that refusal or failure to do so without reasonable excuse is an offence.

S. 61ZF inserted by No. 20/2017 s. 66, amended by No. 11/2021 s. 145 (ILA s. 39B(1)).

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