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OmbudsmanNT Report to The Honourable John Elferink MLA Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Compliance by Northern Territory Police Force with Surveillance Devices Act Second Report 2015

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OmbudsmanNT Report to The Honourable John Elferink MLA Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Compliance by Northern Territory Police Force with Surveillance Devices Act Second Report 2015

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Tabled paper 1485

Collection

Tabled Papers for 12th Assembly 2012 - 2016; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2015-09-17

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Deemed

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Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

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English

Subject

Tabled papers

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Ombudsman NT

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application/pdf

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C01384

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/274119

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/425675

Page content

13 9.4 - Section 61(d) The Chief Officer of a law enforcement agency must keep details of each communication by a law enforcement officer of the agency to a person other than a law enforcement officer of the agency, of information obtained by the use of a surveillance device by a law enforcement officer of the agency. Inspection 16 June 2015: NT Police advise that information gained from 1 surveillance device was provided to Queensland Police. 9.5 - Section 61(e) The Chief Officer of a law enforcement agency must keep details of each occasion when, to the knowledge of a law enforcement officer of the agency, information obtained by the use of a surveillance device by a law enforcement officer of the agency was given in evidence in a relevant proceeding. Inspection 16 June 2015 NT Police advised no information received from Surveillance Devices was used in any court proceedings during this reporting period. 9.6 - Section 61(f) The Chief Officer of a law enforcement agency must keep details of the destruction of records or reports under Section 55(1) (b). Inspection 16 June 2015: destroyed since the previous inspection of December 2014. NT Police advised no records have been 9.7 - Section 62(1) The Chief Officer of a law enforcement agency must keep a register of warrants and emergency authorisations. Inspection 16 June 2015: NT Police keep a Register of Warrants and Emergency Authorisations. 9.8 - Section 62(2) The Register must, for each warrant issued, state the date of issue; the name of the Judge/Magistrate who issued it; the name of the LEO primarily responsible for executing it; the offence for which it was issued; the period during which it is in force; details of any extension or variation of it. Inspection 16 June 2015: NT Police complied with this provision. Section 62(3) The Register must, for each emergency authorisation, state the date it was given; the name of the senior officer who gave it; the name of the law enforcement officer to whom it was given; the offence for which it was given and the date on which the application for approval of powers exercised under it was made. 9.9 Inspection 16 June 2015 There were 3 emergency authorisations issued during this reporting period and the register complied with this provision.


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