Customs Act 1901

PART XII - OFFICERS  

Division 1 - Powers of officers  

Subdivision HA - Information about people working in restricted areas or issued with security identification cards  

SECTION 213B   PROVISION OF INFORMATION ABOUT PEOPLE ISSUED WITH SECURITY IDENTIFICATION CARDS  

213B(1)  


If a person has issued a security identification card to another person in respect of an airport appointed under section 15, an issuing authority in relation to the card must, within 7 days after the card is issued, provide to an authorised officer the required identity information in respect of the other person.

213B(2)  


If:


(a) before the commencement of this section, a person issued a security identification card to another person in respect of an airport appointed under section 15; and


(b) 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 an issuing authority in relation to the card to provide to the authorised officer, within 7 days after receiving the request, the required identity information in respect of the other person. The issuing authority must comply with the request.

213B(2A)  


If a person has issued a security identification card to another person in respect of an airport appointed under section 15, an authorised officer may, at any time, in writing, request an issuing authority in relation to the card to provide to the authorised officer, within 7 days after receiving the request, information for the purposes of updating required identity information previously provided in respect of the other person under subsection (1) or this subsection. The issuing authority must comply with the request.

213(2B)  


If a security identification card expires or is revoked, an issuing authority in relation to the card must notify an authorised officer of the expiry or revocation within 7 days after it occurs.

213B(3)  


A person does not comply with an obligation under subsection (1), (2), (2A) or (2B) 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.

213B(4)  


In this section:

issuing authority
, in relation to a security identification card, means any of the following:


(a) the person who issued the card;


(b) a person who is authorised to perform the functions, or exercise the powers, of the person who issued the card.

required identity information
has the meaning given by section 213A .

security identification card
has the meaning given by section 213A .




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