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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7 3.7 - Section 30(1 )(b) (vii) Retrieval warrant records the conditions subject to which a place may be entered under the warrant. Inspection 16 June 2015: There were no applications for retrieval warrants recorded during this inspection period. 3.8 - Section 30(1 )(b)(viii) Retrieval warrant records the time which a report for the warrant must be made to the Judge or Magistrate under section 58. Inspection 16 June 2015: There were no applications for retrieval warrants recorded during this inspection period. 3.9 - Section 30(2) Retrieval warrant signed by the issuing Judge or Magistrate. Inspection 16 June 2015: There were no applications for retrieval warrants recorded during this inspection period. 4. EMERGENCY AUTHORISATIONS 4.1 - Section 34 - 35 Application and Authorisation for Emergency Authorisations. Inspection 16 June 2015: Records of the application to the senior officer and the authorisation were sighted and met the requirements of sections 34 to 35. 4.2 - Section 37(1) Law Enforcement Agency applies to a Judge within 2 business days after giving an emergency authorisation for approval of the exercise of the powers under the emergency authorisation. Inspection 16 June 2015: 3 Emergency Authorisations were sought during this reporting period. An application was submitted to a Judge in compliance with section 37, in each case within 2 business days. 5. DEALING WITH RECORDS OBTAINED BY USE OF SURVEILLANCE DEVICES 5.1 - Section 55(1 )(a) the Chief Officer ensures that a record or report obtained by the use of a surveillance device is kept in a secure place. Inspection 16 June 2015: Surveillance devices documentation is secured within the Peter McAuley Centre, Berrimah, under the security of the Technical and Covert Section. This inspection confirmed this process is still current.