Under the Migration Act 1958 (Cth), a person served a written notice by the Department, requesting information that might help it ascertain the identity or whereabouts of another person, is obliged to provide that information. Non-compliance can result in imprisonment. Is an RMA obliged to provide clients' information? Does the answer depend on whether the RMA is a lawyer? If practitioners do not have the information sought, are they required to take steps to obtain it?
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