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Terrorism (Police Powers) Act 2002 No 115
Current version for 28 November 2018 to date (accessed 5 April 2020 at 07:38)
Part 2 Division 3 Section 16
16   Power to obtain disclosure of identity
(1)  A police officer may require a person whose identity is unknown to the officer to disclose his or her identity if:
(a)  the officer suspects on reasonable grounds that the person is the target of an authorisation (or the person is found in suspicious circumstances in the company of the target of the authorisation), or
(b)  the person is in or on a vehicle that the officer suspects on reasonable grounds is the target of an authorisation, or
(c)  the person is in an area that is the target of an authorisation.
(2)  A person who is so required to disclose his or her identity must not, without reasonable excuse, fail or refuse to comply with the requirement.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units or 12 months imprisonment, or both.
(3)  A person must not, without reasonable excuse, in response to any such requirement:
(a)  give a name that is false in a material particular, or
(b)  give an address other than the person’s full and correct address.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units or 12 months imprisonment, or both.
(4)  A police officer may request a person who is required under this section to disclose his or her identity to provide proof of his or her identity.