(1) Where a person suspects on reasonable grounds that information (in this section called the relevant information ) obtained by intercepting a communication may tend to establish that a prescribed offence (in this section called a suspected offence ), being:
(a) an offence against subsection 7(1) constituted by the interception, or by authorising, suffering or permitting, or doing an act or thing to enable, the interception;
(b) an offence against section 63 constituted by communicating to a person, making use of, making a record of, or giving in evidence in a proceeding, information obtained by the interception; or
(c) an ancillary offence relating to an offence of a kind referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) of this subsection;
has been committed, the succeeding provisions of this section have effect, whether or not the interception contravened subsection 7(1).
(2) The person may communicate the relevant information to:
(a) the Attorney-General; or
(aa) the Minister; or
(b) the Director of Public Prosecutions; or
(c) the Commissioner of Police; or
(ca) the Integrity Commissioner; or
(d) the Chief Executive Officer of the ACC.
(3) A person to whom the relevant information is communicated in accordance with subsection (2) may, for a purpose connected with:
(a) an investigation of a suspected offence;
(b) the making by an authority, body or person of a decision whether or not to begin a proceeding by way of a prosecution for a suspected offence; or
(c) a proceeding by way of a prosecution for a suspected offence;
or for 2 or more such purposes, and for no other purpose, communicate to another person, make use of, or make a record of, some or all of the relevant information.