(1) An authorised officer has the following functions:
(a) to assess whether or not persons are complying with this Act;
(b) to investigate and gather evidence of suspected offences against this Act;
(c) to perform any other function conferred on authorised officers under this Act;
(d) to assist the CEO in the performance of the CEO's functions under this Act.
(2) An authorised officer has the powers necessary to perform the officer's functions under this Act.
(3) In exercising a power or performing a function under this Act, an authorised officer is subject to the direction of the CEO.