—(1) The Controller may, by notice in writing, direct any designated person, or any officer, employee or authorised representative of a designated person —
to take such measures or stop carrying on such activities as are specified in the notice if they are necessary to ensure compliance with this Part; or
to co-operate with any other designated persons or public agencies as the Controller thinks necessary in the case of a public emergency.
(2) Any person who fails to comply with any direction specified in a notice issued under subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $50,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or to both.
(3) If any doubt arises as to the existence of a public emergency for the purposes of subsection (1)(b), a certificate signed by the Minister delivered to the designated person shall be conclusive evidence of the matters stated therein.
[ETA, s. 51]