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Forestry Act 2012 No 96
Current version for 11 October 2019 to date (accessed 10 April 2020 at 09:31)
Part 6 Division 2 Section 83
83   Offences
(1916 Act, ss 38(2) and 44)
(1)  A person must not—
(a)  without lawful excuse, refuse or fail to comply with a requirement made of the person under this Division or to answer a question of an authorised officer asked in accordance with this Division, or
(b)  in purported compliance with a requirement under this Division, or in answer to a question of an authorised officer asked in accordance with this Division, give or furnish information or evidence or produce a document knowing it to be false or misleading in a material particular, or
(c)  obstruct, delay or hinder an authorised officer in the exercise of the officers’s functions under this Act, or
(d)  impersonate an authorised officer.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(2)  A person must not—
(a)  assault, threaten or intimidate an authorised officer in the exercise of the officer’s functions under this Act, or
(b)  without lawful excuse, give or offer to give an authorised officer any payment, gratuity or gift in consideration that the officer will do or omit to do an act or thing in relation to the exercise of the officer’s functions under this Act.
Maximum penalty—50 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months, or both.