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SURVEILLANCE DEVICES ACT 1998 - NOTES

Notes

1 This is a compilation of the Surveillance Devices Act 1998 and includes the amendments made by the other written laws referred to in the following table. The table also contains information about any reprint.

Compilation table

Short title

Number and year

Assent

Commencement

Surveillance Devices Act 1998

56 of 1998

11 Jan 1999

22 Nov 1999 (see s. 2 and Gazette 22 Nov 1999 p. 5843)

Acts Amendment (Criminal Investigation) Act 2001 s. 4

35 of 2001

7 Jan 2002

14 Jan 2002 (see s. 2)

Royal Commission (Police) Act 2002 s. 3(3) 4 & Pt. 8

10 of 2002

28 Jun 2002

Pt. 8: 28 Jun 2002 (see s. 2); s. 3(3): 16 Apr 2004 (see the Royal Commission (Police) Order 2004 published in Gazette 16 Apr 2004 p. 1214)

Reprint 1: The Surveillance Devices Act 1998 as at 12 Sep 2003 (includes amendments listed above except s. 3(3) of the Royal Commission (Police) Act 2002)

Corruption and Crime Commission Amendment and Repeal Act 2003 s. 74 6

78 of 2003

22 Dec 2003

s. 74(1): 1 Jan 2004 (see s. 2 and Gazette 30 Dec 2003 p. 5723);
s. 74(2): 7 Jul 2004 (see s. 2 and Gazette 6 Jul 2004 p. 2697)

Courts Legislation Amendment and Repeal Act 2004 s. 141

59 of 2004

23 Nov 2004

1 May 2005 (see s. 2 and Gazette 31 Dec 2004 p. 7128)

Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 2004 s. 9(3)

62 of 2004

24 Nov 2004

1 Jan 2005 (see s. 2 and Gazette 10 Dec 2004 p. 5965)

Australian Crime Commission (Western Australia) Act 2004 s. 72

74 of 2004

8 Dec 2004

1 Feb 2005 (see s. 2 and Gazette 31 Dec 2004 p. 7130)

Royal Commissions (Powers) Amendment Act 2006 Pt. 3

30 of 2006

4 Jul 2006

16 Sep 2006 (see s. 2 and Gazette 15 Sep 2006 p. 3683)

Reprint 2: The Surveillance Devices Act 1998 as at 8 Dec 2006 (includes amendments listed above)

Statutes (Repeals and Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2009 s. 122

8 of 2009

21 May 2009

22 May 2009 (see s. 2(b))

Criminal Appeals Amendment (Double Jeopardy) Act 2012 s. 11

9 of 2012

21 May 2012

26 Sep 2012 (see s. 2(b) and Gazette 25 Sep 2012 p. 4499)

Corruption and Crime Commission Amendment (Misconduct) Act 2014 s. 39

35 of 2014

9 Dec 2014

1 Jul 2015 (see s. 2(b) and Gazette 26 Jun 2015 p. 2235)

2 The provision in this Act repealing that Act has been omitted under the Reprints Act 1984 s. 7(4)(f).

3 The provision in this Act amending that Act has been omitted under the Reprints Act 1984 s. 7(4)(e).

4 Section 4B expired on 16 Apr 2004 (see Royal Commission (Police) Act 2002 s. 3(3) and Gazette 16 Apr 2004 p. 1214).

5 The Listening Devices Act 1978 was repealed by this Act. The repealing provision has been omitted under the Reprints Act 1984 s. 7(4)(f).

6 The Corruption and Crime Commission Amendment and Repeal Act 2003 Sch. 2 cl. 15(16) (which refers to s. 41(3)) is not included because the section it sought to amend was previously amended by Sch. 1 cl. 8(21) of the same Act.

Defined terms

[This is a list of terms defined and the provisions where they are defined. The list is not part of the law.]

Defined term Provision(s)
Attorney General 3(1)
Australian Crime Commission 3(1)
authorised person 3(1)
building 3(1)
Chief Magistrate 3(1)
child 24
composite emergency authorisation 3(1)
composite warrant 3(1)
connected device 3(1)
Corruption and Crime Commission 3(1)
court 12
designated Commission 3(1)
emergency authorisation 3(1)
external indictable drug offence 3(1)
indictable drug offence 3(1)
law enforcement officer 3(1)
listen to 3(1)
listening device 3(1)
listening device warrant 3(1)
maintain 3(1)
member of the staff of the Australian Crime Commission 3(1)
mental illness 24
mental impairment 24
misconduct 3(4)
officer of a designated Commission 3(1)
officer of the Corruption and Crime Commission 3(1)
optical surveillance device 3(1)
optical surveillance device warrant 3(1)
party 3(1)
premises 3(1)
principal party 3(1)
private activity 3(1)
private conversation 3(1)
protected person 26(4), 27(4)
public interest 24
record 3(1)
report 3(1)
section 5 offence 18A(1)
surveillance device 3(1)
surveillance device (retrieval) warrant 3(1)
to record 3(1)
tracking device 3(1)
tracking device (maintenance/retrieval) warrant 3(1)
tracking device warrant 3(1)
vehicle 3(1)
warrant 3(1)




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