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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 487ZF

Offence relating to search warrants by telephone, fax etc.

    An authorised officer must not:

  (a)   state in a document that purports to be a form of search warrant under section   487ZD the name of an issuing officer unless that issuing officer signed the warrant; or

  (b)   state on a form of search warrant under that section a matter that, to the authorised officer's knowledge, departs in a material particular from the terms of the warrant signed by the issuing officer under that section; or

  (c)   purport to execute, or present to another person, a document that purports to be a form of search warrant under that section that the authorised officer knows departs in a material particular from the terms of a warrant signed by an issuing officer under that section; or

  (d)   give to an issuing officer a form of search warrant under that section that is not the form of search warrant that the authorised officer purported to execute.

Penalty:   Imprisonment for 2 years.


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