Customs Act 1901
In entering premises and exercising AUSFTA verification powers, a verification officer may be accompanied by one or more US customs officials, but only if the officer obtains the consent of the occupier of the premises to those officials accompanying the officer.214BAF(2) [Occupier may refuse consent]
Before obtaining such a consent, a verification officer must tell the occupier of the premises that the occupier may refuse consent.214BAF(3) US customs officials must leave premises if consent withdrawn.
The US customs officials must leave the premises if the occupier withdraws the consent.214BAF(4) Consent to be voluntary.
A consent of a person does not have effect for the purposes of this section unless it is voluntary.214BAF(5) Consent, or withdrawal of consent, to be in writing.
A consent of a person, or a withdrawal of consent by a person, does not have effect for the purposes of this section unless it is in writing.