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DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS ACT 1986


- As at 28 November 2018 
- Act 207 of 1986 

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Act
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Definitions

   PART 2 - SENIOR OFFICERS

   3A.     Guidelines for Senior Officer appointments
   4.      Director
   4A.     Veto of proposed appointment of Director
   5.      Deputy Directors
   6.      Solicitor for Public Prosecutions

   PART 3 - FUNCTIONS

   7.      Principal functions
   8.      Instituting other proceedings
   9.      Taking over prosecutions or proceedings
   9A.     Handing back of matters to original prosecutor
   10.     Director to inform court etc when taking over, or handing back, proceedings
   11.     Consents
   12.     Coroners
   13.     Guidelines to Crown Prosecutors etc by Director
   14.     Recommendations and guidelines to police etc by Director
   15.     Provisions relating to guidelines
   15A.    Disclosures by law enforcement officers
   16.     Directions to police etc by Director
   17.     Provision of information to Director
   18.     Request for assistance from police etc by Director
   19.     Indemnities and undertakings
   20.     Other functions of Director
   20A.    Proceedings for order under Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007
   21.     Appearances by and on behalf of Director
   22.     Functions of Deputy Directors
   23.     Functions of Solicitor
   24.     Offences under Commonwealth laws

   PART 4 - THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

   25.     Consultation
   26.     Guidelines by Attorney General
   27.     Attorney General to notify Director of bills and no bills
   28.     Attorney General's functions to prevail
   29.     Director may make request to Attorney General
   30.     Attorney General's powers not affected

   PART 5 - MISCELLANEOUS

   31.     Provisions relating to appointment etc of Director etc
   32.     Staff
   33.     Delegation
   34.     Annual report
   35.     Protection from liability
   36.     Savings and transitional provisions
   37.     Regulations
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2


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