Customs Act 1901
A person who employs or engages a restricted area employee must, within 7 days after doing so, provide to an authorised officer the required identity information in respect of the employee. 213A(2)
If a person (the employer ):
(a) employs or engages another person after the commencement of this section; and
(b) at a later time the other person becomes a restricted area employee of the employer;
the employer must, within 7 days after that later time, provide to an authorised officer the required identity information in respect of the employee.213A(3)
(a) a person (the employer) employed or engaged another person before the commencement of this section; and
(b) the other person is a restricted area employee of the employer; and
(c) an authorised officer suspects on reasonable grounds that the other person has committed, or is likely to commit, an offence against a law of the Commonwealth;
the authorised officer may, in writing, request the employer to provide to the authorised officer, within 7 days after receiving the request, the required identity information in respect of the employee. The employer must comply with the request.213A(4)
A person does not comply with an obligation under subsection (1), (2) or (3) to provide information unless the person provides the information:
(a) in writing; or
(b) in such other form as the Comptroller-General of Customs determines in writing.
A person commits an offence if the person fails to comply with subsection (1), (2) or (3).
Penalty: 30 penalty units.213A(6)
Subsection (5) is an offence of strict liability.
For strict liability , see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .213A(7)
In this section:
(a) the name and address of the person;
(b) the person ' s date and place of birth;
(c) any other information prescribed by the regulations.
restricted area employee
means a person whose duties include working in an area covered by a notice under subsection 234AA(3) , but does not include a person who is issued with a security identification card.