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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 25 August 2017 to date (accessed 22 September 2017 at 03:43)
Part 4 Division 5 Section 47W
47W   Inspection and audit
(1)  The Chief Executive may appoint a person to inquire into, or carry out an audit of, any of the affairs of a regional park trust.
(2)  If a local council has the care, control and management of a regional park, the Minister may appoint a person to inquire into, or carry out an audit of, any of the affairs of the council in relation to the park.
(3)  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 or the local council in respect of the regional park, and
(b)  require any person concerned in the management of the regional park trust or the local council to give information and answer questions relating to the affairs of the regional park trust or the local council in respect of the regional park.
(4)  The power of the appointed person to inspect the records of a regional park trust or local council includes the power to inspect the records of a lessee or licensee which the trust or council has power to inspect under the lease or licence.
(5)  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.