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MOTOR ACCIDENT INSURANCE ACT 1994 - SECT 87V

Commission’s power to obtain criminal history report for authorised person’s safety

87V Commission’s power to obtain criminal history report for authorised person’s safety

(1) The commission may ask the commissioner of the police service for a written report about the criminal history of a person if an authorised person reasonably suspects the person—
(a) may be present at a place when the authorised person enters the place under part 5A ; and
(b) may create an unacceptable level of risk to the authorised person’s safety.
(2) The commissioner of the police service must give the report to the commission.
(3) However, the report is required to contain only criminal history in the commissioner’s possession or to which the commissioner has access.
(4) The commission must examine the report and identify, to the extent it is reasonably practicable to do so, offences involving the use of a weapon or violence against a person.
(5) The commission may give the authorised person information in the report about the offences identified under subsection (4) .
(6) The commission or an authorised person to whom the report or written information in the report is given must destroy the report or written information as soon as practicable after the authorised person considers the risk to the authorised person’s safety.



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