(1) In this section:
relevant information means any information about:(a) a possible contravention of the Crown Lands Acts or the regulations under any of the Crown Lands Acts, or(b) any other matter relating to a purpose for which an authorised inspector may enter land under section 168C (1) (a) or (b).(2) The Director-General may, by notice in writing served on a person, require the person:(a) to give to an authorised inspector, orally or in writing signed by the person (or, if the person is a corporation, by a competent officer) and within the time and in the manner specified in the notice, any relevant information of which the person has knowledge, or(b) to produce to an authorised inspector, in accordance with the notice, any document containing relevant information.(3) An authorised inspector may inspect a document produced in response to such a notice and may make copies of, or take extracts or notes from, the document.(4) A person must not, without reasonable excuse:(a) fail to comply with such a notice to the extent that the person is capable of complying with it, or(b) in purported compliance with such a notice, give information or an answer to a question, or produce a document, knowing that it is false or misleading in a material particular.
Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units.(5) A person is not excused from giving information, answering questions or producing documents under this section on the ground that the information, answers or documents may tend to incriminate the person.(6) Any information or document obtained from a natural person under this section is not admissible against the person in criminal proceedings other than proceedings for an offence under this section.