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Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 No 203
Historical version for 1 December 2015 to 26 January 2016 (accessed 6 April 2020 at 16:46) Current version
119K Power of investigation officers to require answers and record evidence
(1) An investigation officer may require a person to answer questions in relation to a matter connected with an investigation purpose if the officer suspects on reasonable grounds:(a) that it is necessary to require information about the matter for that purpose, and(b) that the person has knowledge of the matter.(2) The investigation authority may require a corporation to nominate a director or officer of the corporation who is authorised to represent the corporation for the purposes of answering questions under this section.(3) An investigation officer may, by notice in writing, require a person to attend at a specified place and time to answer questions under this section if attendance at that place is reasonably required in order that the questions can be properly put and answered.(4) The place and time at which a person may be required to attend is to be:(a) a place or time nominated by the person, or(b) if the place and time nominated is not reasonable in the circumstances or a place and time is not nominated by the person, a place and time nominated by the investigation officer that is reasonable in the circumstances.(5) An investigation officer may exercise a power under this section whether or not a power of entry is being or has been exercised.