National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 26 October 2018 to date (accessed 5 August 2020 at 15:32)
Part 4 Division 4 Section 47GE
47GE   Inspection of state conservation area trust
(1)  The Chief Executive may appoint a person to inquire into, or carry out an audit of, any of the affairs of a state conservation area trust.
(2)  The appointed person may, for the purposes of the inquiry or audit:
(a)  inspect and take copies of or extracts from any records (including accounting records) of the trust, and
(b)  require any person concerned in the management of the state conservation area trust to give information and answer questions relating to the affairs of the state conservation area trust.
(3)  The power of the appointed person to inspect the records of a state conservation area trust includes the power to inspect the records of a lessee or licensee which the trust has power to inspect under the lease or licence.
(4)  A person must not:
(a)  without lawful excuse, refuse or fail to allow the appointed person access to records to which the appointed person is entitled, or
(b)  without lawful excuse, refuse or fail to give information or answer questions, as required by the appointed person, or
(c)  wilfully obstruct or delay the appointed person in the exercise of a power under this section.
Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units.