Customs Act 1901

PART I - INTRODUCTORY  

SECTION 4C   IDENTITY CARDS  

4C(1)  


The Comptroller-General of Customs must cause an identity card to be issued to an officer who is an authorised officer for the purposes of Division 3A of Part VI or is a monitoring officer for the purposes of Subdivision J of Division 1 of Part XII or is a verification officer for the purposes of Subdivision JA of Division 1 of Part XII.

4C(2)  


An identity card:


(a) must be in a form approved by the Comptroller-General of Customs; and


(b) must contain a recent photograph of the authorised officer, monitoring officer or verification officer.

4C(3)  


If a person to whom an identity card has been issued ceases to be an authorised officer, monitoring officer or verification officer for the purposes of the provisions of this Act in respect of which the card was issued, the person must return the card to the Comptroller-General of Customs as soon as practicable.

Penalty: One penalty unit.

4C(4)  
An offence for a contravention of subsection (3) is an offence of strict liability.

4C(5)  


An authorised officer, monitoring officer or verification officer must carry his or her identity card at all times when exercising powers in respect of which the card was issued.

 

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