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Interceptor may communicate to officer who applied for warrant or authorised person

             (1)  A person who has intercepted a communication under a warrant issued to an agency may communicate information obtained by the interception to:

                     (a)  the officer of the agency who applied for the warrant on the agency's behalf; or

                     (b)  a person in relation to whom an authorisation under subsection (2) is in force in relation to the warrant.

             (2)  The chief officer of an agency, or an authorising officer of an agency for whom an appointment under subsection (4) is in force, may authorise in writing a person (or class of person) referred to in any of paragraphs 55(3)(a) to (c) to receive information obtained by interceptions under warrants (or classes of warrants) issued to the agency.

             (3)  The chief officer, or an authorising officer, of an agency may make an authorisation under subsection (2) in relation to a person (or class of person) who is not an officer or staff member of that agency only for a purpose or purposes connected with an investigation to which a warrant issued to that agency relates.

             (4)  The chief officer of an agency may appoint in writing an officer of the agency to be an authorising officer for the purposes of this section.

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