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Persons to comply with requirements of APRA or the inspector

             (1)  A person commits an offence if:

                     (a)  a requirement of APRA or the inspector under section 62C is applicable to the person; and

                     (b)  the person refuses or fails to comply with the requirement to the extent to which the person is able to comply with it.

Penalty:  50 penalty units or imprisonment for 3 months, or both.

             (2)  A person is not excused from complying with a requirement under section 62C on the ground that doing so might tend to incriminate the person.

             (3)  However, if the person is:

                     (a)  an individual; and

                     (b)  is required to answer questions under section 62C; and

                     (c)  before answering the questions, the person informs APRA or the inspector that doing so might tend to incriminate him or her;

the questions or answers are not admissible in evidence against him or her in criminal proceedings other than a prosecution for:

                     (d)  an offence against subsection (1); or

                     (e)  an offence against section 137.1 or 137.2 of the Criminal Code that relates to this section.

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