Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993


Division 4 - Investigations by Regulator  



The Regulator may, in writing, appoint a member of staff of the Regulator, or a member of staff of another person or body referred to in the definition of Regulator in subsection 10(1) , to be an inspector for the purposes of the conduct of investigations under this Division in relation to:

(a)  the affairs of superannuation entities and approved SMSF auditors; and

(b)  the conduct of audits of self managed superannuation funds.

The Regulator must cause to be issued to each person appointed under subsection (1) an identity card that sets out the name and appointment of the person and to which is attached a recent photograph of the person.

A person who was appointed under subsection (1) must not, upon ceasing to be an inspector, fail, without reasonable excuse, to return to the Regulator the identity card issued to him or her under this section.

Penalty for a contravention of this subsection: One penalty unit.

265(4)   [Strict liability]  

Subsection (3) is an offence of strict liability.

Note 1:

Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code sets out the general principles of criminal responsibility.

Note 2:

For strict liability , see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .


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