Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2013 No 105
Current version for 8 January 2019 to date (accessed 12 August 2020 at 09:41)
Part 7 Division 3
Division 3 Offences in relation to authorised officers
137   Offence: obstructing authorised officer
(1)  A person who:
(a)  prevents an authorised officer from exercising a function conferred or imposed by or under this Act, or
(b)  hinders, obstructs, threatens or assaults an authorised officer in the exercise of such a function, or
(c)  without reasonable excuse, refuses or fails to comply with a requirement made or to answer a question of an authorised officer asked in accordance with this Act or the regulations, or
(d)  provides an authorised officer with a document or information knowing that it is false or misleading in a material particular,
is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units.
(2)  A person is not guilty of an offence under subsection (1) (c) unless it is established that, at the material time, the authorised officer:
(a)  identified himself or herself as an authorised officer, and
(b)  warned the person that a failure or refusal to comply with the requirement may constitute an offence.
138   Offence: impersonating authorised officer
A person who impersonates or falsely represents that the person is an authorised officer is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units.