(1) The Director-General may inquire into:(a) any matter relating to the health of the public, or(b) any matter that, under this Act, authorises a direction by, or that requires the approval or consent of, the Minister or the Director-General.(2) For the purposes of an inquiry under this section, a person authorised by the Director-General may enter any premises and:(a) require the occupier of the premises to make available for inspection any records that are in the possession, or under the control, of the occupier and relate to a matter in respect of which an inquiry is authorised by this section, and(b) inspect any records, whether or not made available under paragraph (a), that are on the premises and relate to such a matter, and(c) take samples for the purpose of analysis of a substance found on the premises.(3) If:(a) a record kept on any premises is not a written record, and(b) a person authorised by the Director-General for the purposes of this section could have inspected the record if it had been a written record, and(c) a person so authorised requires the occupier of the premises to make available for inspection a written copy of the record, and(d) the occupier refuses or fails to comply with the requirement,the occupier is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.(4) Section 72 (Powers of entry) applies in relation to any entry on premises for the purposes of this section and to any inspection or other action that is authorised by this section.