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WORKING WITH CHILDREN ACT 2005 - SECT 31A

Federal police officers

    (1)     A person who is a member of the Australian Federal Police within the meaning of the Australian Federal Police Act 1979 of the Commonwealth (other than a member who is suspended from duty under that Act) is exempt from a working with children check.

    (2)     A person referred to in subsection (1) who engages in child-related work (other than as a member of the Australian Federal Police) and who relies on an exemption under subsection (1) in respect of that work must notify in writing—

        (a)     any person by whom he or she is engaged in that child-related work; and

        (b)     any agency with which he or she is listed for child-related work

of the suspension or termination of the employment of the person as a member of the Australian Federal Police within 7 days after receiving notice of the suspension or termination.

Penalty:     Level 9 fine (60 penalty units maximum).

S. 32 substituted by No. 66/2014 s. 30.



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