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FIREARMS ACT 1996 - SECT 157

Authorised persons

(1)  The Commissioner, in writing, may authorise a person appointed to undertake duties under the Nature Conservation Act 2002 or the National Parks and Reserves Management Act 2002 to perform or exercise the functions and powers of a police officer under this Act.
(2)  An authorisation may be made either generally or as provided by the instrument of authorisation.
(3)  A function or power performed or exercised by a person authorised under subsection (1) has the same effect as if performed or exercised by a police officer.
(4)  The Commissioner may revoke an authorisation wholly or partly.
(5)  This Act applies in respect of a person performing or exercising a function or power in accordance with an authorisation given under subsection (1) as if that person were a police officer performing or exercising the function or power.



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