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Workers Compensation Act 1987 No 70
Current version for 25 March 2020 to date (accessed 10 April 2020 at 10:19)
Part 7 Division 2A Section 175J
175J   Inspection of records of employers
(1)  The Nominal Insurer may direct an employer in writing to make available, at the time and place specified in the direction, for inspection by a specified person authorised by the Nominal Insurer, records of a specified kind in the possession of the employer that are relevant to any of the following—
(a)  the determination of whether the employer is a member of a group,
(b)  the identity of other members of a group of which the employer is a member.
(2)  A person authorised under subsection (1) may inspect records in accordance with the terms of the direction and make copies of, or take extracts from, those records.
(3)  An employer given a direction under this section—
(a)  must comply with the direction, and
(b)  must not wilfully obstruct or delay an authorised person when exercising any power under subsection (2).
Maximum penalty—100 penalty units.
(4)  If an inspection under this section reveals that an employer has contravened a provision of this Division, the Nominal Insurer is entitled to recover in a court of competent jurisdiction, as a debt due to the Nominal Insurer from the employer, the costs incurred by the Nominal Insurer in connection with that inspection.
(5)  A certificate issued by the Nominal Insurer certifying as to the costs incurred by the Nominal Insurer in connection with such an inspection is evidence of the matters certified.