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Contents (1979 - 200)
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 No 200
Current version for 1 July 2018 to date (accessed 20 July 2018 at 12:58)
Part 2A Division 2 Section 24NA
24NA   Power to question persons
(1)  An inspector may require a person whom the inspector suspects on reasonable grounds to have knowledge of matters in respect of which information is reasonably required for the purposes of:
(a)  exercising the powers of an inspector under this Division, or
(b)  determining whether there has been a contravention of this Act or the regulations,
to answer questions in relation to those matters.
(2)  A person must not, without reasonable excuse, refuse or fail to comply with a requirement made of the person under this section.
Maximum penalty: 25 penalty units.
(3)  A person must not furnish any information or do any other thing in purported compliance with a requirement made under this section knowing that it is false or misleading in a material respect.
Maximum penalty: 25 penalty units.