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STATE BUILDINGS PROTECTIVE SECURITY ACT 1983


- As at 8 September 2016 
- Act 22 of 1983 

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Definitions
   4.      Meaning of state building
   4A.     Meaning of belongings

   PART 2 - SECURITY OF STATE BUILDINGS

   5.      Services for security of state buildings

   PART 2A - SECURITY OFFICERS

   6.      (Repealed)
   7.      Appointment of protective security officers
   8.      Appointment of senior protective security officers
   9.      Standard of fitness and propriety
   10.     (Repealed)
   10A.    Identity cards for security officers
   10B.    Security officers to be in uniform except in limited circumstances
   10C.    Security officer to give notice of damage
   10D.    Compensation
   11.     Officers employed under Public Service Act
   12.     (Repealed)
   13.     Oath of protective security officer
   14.     Oath of senior protective security officer
   15.     Justice to administer oaths
   16.     Taking of oath deemed to make agreement
   17.     (Repealed)

   PART 3 - FUNCTIONS AND POWERS OF OFFICERS

           Division 1 - Functions

   18.     Functions of security officers

           Division 2 - Powers of senior protective security officers

   18A.    Powers only to be exercised by senior protective security officers
   19.     Powers of senior protective security officer
   20.     Authority to demand identification
   21.     State buildings with electronic screening devices and use of the devices          
   21A.    Security officer may ask entrant to remove outer garment etc.
   21B.    Examination of entrant and outer garments and other matters
   21C.    Examination by person of same sex
   21D.    Direction by senior protective security officer to leave building
   21E.    Security officer to return entrant’s deposited belongings

           Division 3 - Limitation on exercise of certain powers under div 2

   21F.    Entrant to be told about refusing to be examined or asking for examination to stop         
   21G.    Power to examine must not be exercised in certain circumstances             
   21H.    Various limits on security officer examining outer garment
   21I.    Limits on touching garments worn by entrant
   21J.    Warning to comply with demand or direction

           Division 4 - Other miscellaneous powers and provisions

   22.     Seizure of firearms etc.
   23.     Refusal of entry to and removal from building
   24.     Authority to detain offenders and suspects
   25.     (Repealed)
   26.     (Repealed)
   27.     (Repealed)
   28.     Prescribed powers additional to other powers
   29.     Offence to assault or resist officer

   PART 4 - MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

   29A.    Security services provided by other than security officers
   30.     Officer to surrender equipment
   31.     Exclusion of liability
   32.     Offence provision and proceedings therefor
   33.     Regulation-making power

   PART 5 - TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

           Division 1 - Transitional provision for Law Courts and State Buildings Protective Security Amendment Act 1998

   34.     References to Law Courts and State Buildings Protective Security Act 1983             

           Division 2 - Transitional provisions for Public Safety Business Agency and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016

   35.     References
   36.     Oath of security officers
   37.     Administrator


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