(1) The chairperson may, by written notice, require a prescribed entity to give the chairperson—
(a) stated documents or information (the relevant material), or stated types of documents or information (also the relevant material), in its possession or control that the commission reasonably requires for the effective and efficient carrying out of the commission's functions; or
(b) access to the relevant material.
(2) The notice must state how, and a reasonable period by which, the relevant material, or access to the relevant material, must be given.
(3) An entity given a notice under subsection (1) must comply with the notice unless—
(a) the requirement relates to relevant material that is in someone else's possession or control and the other person has refused to give the relevant material to the entity despite the entity's reasonable efforts to obtain it; or
(b) complying with the requirement would place the entity in contravention of a law; or
(c) the requirement relates to someone else's confidential information and the other person has refused to consent to it being disclosed to the commissioner despite the entity's reasonable efforts to obtain the consent; or
(d) the giving of the relevant material might tend to incriminate the entity; or
(e) the relevant material is confidential to the entity or the giving of the relevant material might be to the detriment of the entity's commercial or other interests.
Maximum penalty—100 penalty units.
(4) If an exemption under subsection (3) applies to a requirement made of a prescribed entity under subsection (1), the entity must inform the chairperson in writing that the exemption applies in relation to the requirement.