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Authorised officers

Authorised officers of an enforcement agency

             (1)  The head (however described) of an enforcement agency may, by writing, authorise a management office or management position in the enforcement agency for the purposes of subparagraph (b)(iii) of the definition of authorised officer in subsection 5(1).

Authorised officers of the Australian Federal Police

          (1A)  The Commissioner of Police may authorise, in writing, a senior executive AFP employee who is a member of the Australian Federal Police to be an authorised officer.

             (2)  A copy of an authorisation must be given to the Communications Access Coordinator:

                     (a)  in the case of an authorisation made under subsection (1)--by the head of the enforcement agency; and

                     (b)  in the case of an authorisation made under subsection (1A)--by the Commissioner of Police.

Authorisations are not legislative instruments

             (3)  An authorisation made under this section is not a legislative instrument.

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