Actions taken in relation to food safety orders and provision of samples
(1) The Director may serve on a person bound by a food safety order a notice requiring the person (at the time or times, or within the period, specified in the notice) toˇX
(a) inform the Director of the actions taken by the person in relation to the order; or
(b) provide to the Director samples of the food that is the subject of the order, in the quantity specified in the notice, for analysis, or for bacteriological or other examination.
(2) If a sample of food is provided to the Director in compliance with a notice under subsection (1)(b), the Director must pay to the person appearing to have the lawful custody of the food the market price of the sample or, if the market price is unknown or not readily ascertainable, a reasonable price.
(3) A person on whom a notice has been served under subsection (1) commits an offence if the personˇX
(a) fails to comply with the notice; or
(b) in purported compliance with the noticeˇX
(i) provides information that the person knows is false in a material particular; or
(ii) recklessly provides information that is false in a material particular.
(4) A person who commits an offence under subsection (3) is liable to a fine at level 3 and to imprisonment for 3 months.