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184.108.40.206 — The VEA provides the Secretary with a wide range of information gathering powers for the purposes of investigation, so that an examiner may ascertain whether a person was eligible for a particular rate of payment or benefit (such as treatment), under the Act.
220.127.116.11 — The Secretary (or a Delegate of the Secretary) has the power to require a person to:
- provide advice about their circumstances
- provide documents
- appear before an officer of the Department
- provide information required on departmental forms.