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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 140XE

Power to ask for person's name and address

             (1)  An inspector may require a person to tell the inspector the person's name and address if the inspector reasonably believes that the person has contravened a civil penalty provision.

             (2)  If the inspector reasonably believes that the name or address is false, the inspector may require the person to give evidence of its correctness.

             (3)  A person contravenes this subsection if:

                     (a)  the inspector requires the person to do a thing referred to in subsection (1) or (2); and

                     (b)  the inspector advises the person that he or she may contravene a civil penalty provision if he or she fails to comply with the requirement; and

                     (c)  the inspector shows his or her identity card to the person; and

                     (d)  the person does not comply with the requirement.

Civil penalty:          60 penalty units.

             (4)  Subsection (3) does not apply if the person has a reasonable excuse.



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