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CRIMES ACT 1914 - SECT 20BZ

Definitions

                   In this Division:

"authorised officer" means:

                     (a)  the Attorney-General; or

                     (b)  the Secretary of the Department.

Note:          The Attorney-General's powers and functions under this Division may be delegated under section 17 of the Law Officers Act 1964 . The Secretary's powers and functions under this Division may be delegated under section 20BZC of this Act.

"relevant person" means any of the following:

                     (a)  the Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police, a Deputy Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police, an AFP employee or a special member of the Australian Federal Police (all within the meaning of the Australian Federal Police Act 1979 );

                     (b)  a member of the police force or police service of a State or Territory;

                     (c)  a person who exercises powers under, or performs functions or duties in connection with, any of the following:

                              (i)  the Australian Crime Commission Act 2002 ;

                             (ii)  the Crime Commission Act 2012 (NSW);

                            (iii)  the Independent Commission Against Corruption Act 1988 (NSW);

                            (iv)  the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission Act 2016 (NSW);

                             (v)  the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Act 2011 (Vic.);

                            (vi)  the Crime and Corruption Act 2001 (Qld);

                           (vii)  the Corruption and Crime Commission Act 2003 (WA);

                          (viii)  the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 (SA);

                            (ix)  the Integrity Commission Act 2009 (Tas.);

                     (d)  the Director of Public Prosecutions or a person performing a similar function under a law of a State or Territory;

                     (e)  a member of the staff of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (within the meaning of the Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983 ) or of a similar body established under a law of a State or Territory;

                      (f)  an officer or employee of a State or Territory, or of an authority of a State or Territory, whose duties relate to corrective services (including prison medical services), justice or parole;

                     (g)  a person who provides services for, or on behalf of, a State or Territory, or an authority of a State or Territory, in relation to corrective services (including prison medical services), justice or parole;

                     (h)  an officer of Customs;

                      (i)  an officer or employee of a Department responsible for administering:

                              (i)  the Australian Passports Act 2005 ; or

                             (ii)  the Defence Force Discipline Act 1982 ; or

                            (iii)  the Migration Act 1958 ;

                      (j)  a member of the Defence Force;

                     (k)  a staff member (within the meaning of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 );

                      (l)  a taxation officer (within the meaning of Schedule 1 to the Taxation Administration Act 1953 );

                    (m)  an officer or employee of the State Debt Recovery Office of New South Wales, or of a similar body established under a law of a State or Territory;

                     (n)  the Registrar or another appropriate officer of a court;

                     (o)  a person who performs functions or duties in connection with a superannuation scheme (within the meaning of the Crimes (Superannuation Benefits) Act 1989 ) of a person who is or was an employee (within the meaning of that Act);

                     (p)  a practitioner (within the meaning of Part VAA of the Health Insurance Act 1973 ) who has provided services (within the meaning of that Part) to a federal offender.



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