Customs Act 1901
If goods that are a textile or apparel good are exported to the US, an authorised officer may request a person who: (a) is the exporter or producer of the goods; or (b) is involved in the transportation of the goods from Australia to the US;
to produce particular records, or to answer questions put by the officer, in relation to the export, production or transportation of the goods.
The person is not obliged to comply with the request. Disclosing records or answers to US 126AE(3)
An authorised officer may disclose any records so produced, or disclose any answers to such questions, to a US customs official for the purpose of a matter covered by Article 4.3 of the Agreement. Definitions 126AE(4)
In this section:
In 2004 the text of the Agreement was accessible through the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
has the same meaning as in section 153YA .