(1) This section applies if a person is carrying on operations in the offshore area under—
(a) a greenhouse gas assessment permit; or
(b) a greenhouse gas holding lease; or
(c) a greenhouse gas injection licence; or
(d) a greenhouse gas search authority; or
(e) a greenhouse gas special authority; or
(f) a greenhouse gas research consent.
(2) The Minister may, by written notice given to the person, direct the person to do any or all of the following things—
(a) to keep such accounts, records and other documents in connection with those operations as are specified in the notice;
(b) to collect and retain such cores, cuttings and samples in connection with those operations as are specified in the notice;
(c) to give to—
(i) the Minister; or
(ii) a person specified in the notice—
in the manner specified in the notice, such reports, returns, other documents, cores, cuttings and samples in connection with those operations as are specified in the notice.
(3) A person who is given a direction under subsection (2) must not without reasonable excuse contravene the direction.
Penalty: 120 penalty units.