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VICTORIA POLICE ACT 2013 - SECT 183

Definitions

    (1)     In this Division—

S. 183(1)
def. of applicable law amended by No. 2/2019 s. 86(a).

"applicable law" means—

        (a)     the Public Interest Disclosures Act 2012 ; or

        (b)     a provision of another Act that confers a function or power or imposes a duty on the Chief Commissioner in relation to a public interest complaint;

S. 183(1)
def. of Australian legal practitioner repealed by No. 17/2014 s. 160(Sch. 2 item 108.2).

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"investigating entity" means—

        (a)     the IBAC; or

        (b)     the Ombudsman; or

        (c)     the Victorian Inspectorate;

"investigation request" means a request from the Chief Commissioner for a person to give any information, produce any document or thing, answer any question, or otherwise participate in an investigation under this Part;

law enforcement agency has the meaning given in section 3(1) of the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Act 2011 but does not include the Chief Commissioner;

"prosecutorial body" has the same meaning as in the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Act 2011 ;

S. 183(1)
def. of restricted matter amended by No. 2/2019 s. 86(b).

"restricted matter" means—

        (a)     any information given to the Chief Commissioner under a direction under section 176 or in response to an investigation request; or

        (b)     the contents of any document, or a description of any thing, produced to the Chief Commissioner under a direction under section 176 or in response to an investigation request; or

        (c)     the existence of, or any information about, a direction under section 176 or an investigation request; or

        (d)     the subject matter of a public interest complaint being investigated under this Part; or

        (e)     any information that could enable any of the following persons to be identified or located—

              (i)     a person who has been, or is proposed to be, interviewed by, or has produced, or may produce, any document or thing to, the Chief Commissioner under this Part; or

              (ii)     a person who has otherwise participated, or will participate, in an investigation under this Part; or

        (f)     the fact that a person—

              (i)     has been, or is proposed to be, interviewed by, or has produced, or may produce, any document or thing to, the Chief Commissioner under this Part; or

              (ii)     has otherwise participated, or will participate, in an investigation under this Part; or

        (g)     the fact that a disclosure or related disclosure has been notified to an appropriate entity for assessment under Part 3 of the Public Interest Disclosures Act 2012 ; or

        (h)     the fact that a disclosure or related disclosure has been determined under Part 3 of the Public Interest Disclosures Act 2012 to be a public interest complaint.

    (2)     For the purposes of this Division, a reference to the Chief Commissioner in the definition of restricted matter is to be read as including a reference to a member of Victoria Police personnel acting on behalf of the Chief Commissioner under this Part.



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