13.1The Participant must give:
- the Commonwealth
- the Auditor-General
- the Freedom of Information Commissioner, Information Commissioner and the Privacy Commissioner
- the Ombudsman and
any person authorised by a person described in clauses 13.1(a) to 13.1(d) (referred to in this clause collectively as 'those permitted') access to premises at which records and Materials associated with this Agreement are stored or work under the Project is undertaken.
13.2The Participant must give to those permitted access in order to be able to inspect and copy Materials, in the Participant's possession or control, for the purposes associated with this Agreement or any review of performance under this Agreement. The Participant must also give those permitted access to any Assets, wherever they may be located, and reasonable access to the Participant Personnel for the same purpose.
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13.3The rights referred to in clause 13.1 are, wherever practicable, subject to:
- the provision of reasonable prior notice by the Commonwealth (except where the Commonwealth believes that there is an actual or apprehended breach of the Law);
- access being sought during reasonable times (except where the Commonwealth believes that there is an actual or apprehended breach of the Law); and
- the Participant's reasonable security procedures.
13.4The Participant agrees to provide all assistance reasonably requested by the Commonwealth in respect of any inquiry into or concerning the Project or this Agreement.
13.5The Participant must ensure that any subcontract entered into for the purposes of this Agreement contains an equivalent clause allowing those permitted to have access as specified in this clause.
13.6Nothing in this Agreement limits or restricts in any way any duly authorised function, power, right or entitlement of the Auditor-General, the Freedom of Information Commissioner, the Information Commissioner, the Privacy Commissioner and the Ombudsman or their respective delegates. The rights of the Commonwealth under this Agreement are in addition to any other duly authorised power, right or entitlement of the Auditor-General the Freedom of Information Commissioner, the Information Commissioner, the Privacy Commissioner and the Ombudsman or their respective delegates.
13.7This clause survives the expiration or early termination of this Agreement for a period of seven years.
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