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Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992

Version of section 13 from 2003-01-01 to 2009-06-15:


Marginal note:Obstruction of inspectors

  •  (1) When an inspector is exercising powers or carrying out duties and functions under this Act, no person shall

    • (a) fail to comply with any reasonable request of the inspector;

    • (b) knowingly make any false or misleading statement either orally or in writing to the inspector;

    • (c) except with the authority of the inspector, remove, alter or interfere in any way with anything detained or removed by or under the direction of the inspector; or

    • (d) otherwise obstruct or hinder the inspector.

  • Marginal note:Contravention of non-compliance with directions

    (2) No person shall contravene or fail to comply with a direction issued under subsection 9(2), 17(3) or (4), 19(2) or 32(1).

  • Marginal note:Notification of direction

    (3) For greater certainty, a direction referred to in subsection (2) is not a statutory instrument for the purposes of the Statutory Instruments Act, but no person shall be convicted of an offence under that subsection unless the person was notified of the direction and, if any applicable regulations have been made under paragraph 27(1)(t), the notification was in accordance with the regulations.

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