Customs Act 1901


Division 4 - Powers of authorised officers  


An authorised officer may request, in writing, that a cargo terminal operator of a cargo terminal:

(a) provide documentation to the officer of the procedures and methods in place for ensuring the security of goods at the terminal; or

(b) provide to the officer the records relating to each person who enters the terminal for the period specified in the request.

An authorised officer may request, in writing, that a cargo terminal operator of a cargo terminal or a cargo handler:

(a) provide information to the officer that would support an assessment that:

(i) the operator or handler is a fit and proper person; and

(ii) if the operator or handler is a body corporate - each executive officer of the body corporate is a fit and proper person; or

(b) give the officer access to electronic equipment at the terminal for the purpose of obtaining information relating to a matter mentioned in subsection 102E(3) .


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