Customs Act 1901

PART VB - INFORMATION ABOUT PERSONS DEPARTING AUSTRALIA  

Division 2 - Questions about departing persons  

SECTION 106J   106J   OFFICERS MAY QUESTION OPERATORS ABOUT DEPARTING PERSONS  
If a ship or aircraft is due to depart or is departing Australia, or has already departed Australia, an officer may require the operator of the ship or aircraft:


(a) to answer questions about the persons who are expected to be on board, or who are or were on board, the ship or aircraft; or


(b) to produce documents relating to those persons.

Note:

Failing to answer a question or produce a document when required to do so by an officer may be an offence (see sections 243SA and 243SB).




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