Local Government Act 1993 No 30
(1) This section applies where, under section 440H, the
Director-General directs a natural person to provide any information or
produce any document for the purposes of an
(2) A person is not excused from complying with the direction on the
ground that the information or document might incriminate the person or make
the person liable to a penalty.
(3) If the information or document tends to incriminate the person and
the person objects to providing the information or producing the document at
the time, the fact of the direction or the information or document itself (if
produced) may not be used in any criminal proceedings against the person
(except in proceedings for an offence relating to the failure to produce a
document or information or the production of a document or information that is
false or misleading).
(4) Despite any such objection, the information or document may be
used in connection with an investigation and the taking of disciplinary action
against the person under this Division and is admissible in proceedings under
this Act relating to misconduct.