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Rail Safety Act 2008 No 97
Repealed version for 7 December 2012 to 19 January 2013 (accessed 23 June 2017 at 00:12)
Part 5 Division 6 Section 104
104   Power to direct name and address be given
(1)  A rail safety officer may direct a person to state the person’s name and residential or business address if the officer:
(a)  finds the person committing an offence against a rail safety law, or
(b)  finds the person in circumstances that lead, or has information that leads, the officer reasonably to suspect the person has committed an offence against a rail safety law, or
(c)  finds the person at railway premises and:
(i)  reasonably believes the person is carrying out railway operations or rail safety work, and
(ii)  reasonably considers that it is necessary for the purposes of this Act or the regulations to know the person’s name and residential or business address.
(2)  When giving a direction under subsection (1), the officer must warn the person it is an offence to fail to state the person’s name or address unless the person has a reasonable excuse.
(3)  The officer may also request the person to provide evidence of the correctness of the stated name or required address if the officer reasonably suspects the stated name or address is false.