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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8 5.2 - Section 55(1 )(b) The Chief Officer ensures that a record or report mentioned in subsection 55(1 )(a) is destroyed if satisfied it is not likely to be required in relation to a purpose mentioned in section 52(3), 53(1) or 54(1). Inspection 16 June 2015: No records have been destroyed since the last inspection of 2 December 2014. 6. REPORTING AND RECORD-KEEPING 6.1 - Section 58(1) Law enforcement officer makes a report under this section to the Judge or Magistrate who issued the warrant, within the time stated in the warrant. Inspection 16 June 2015: Of the 24 warrants the subject of report for this inspection period, records indicated: 18 warrants - a report to the Judge or Magistrate had been provided. 5 warrants - current and therefore do not fall within the ambit of this section. 1 warrant - expired however the report to the Judge or Magistrate is not yet due. 6.2 - Section 58(2)(a) The report to the Judge or Magistrate must state whether the warrant was executed. Inspection 16 June 2015: All reports to the issuing Judge or Magistrate indicated whether or not the warrants relating to such reports had been executed. 6.3 - Section 58(2)(b)(i) If the warrant was executed the kind of surveillance device used must be stated in the report to the Judge or Magistrate. Inspection 16 June 2015: All reports to a Judge or Magistrate inspected stated the kind of device used. 6.4 - Section 58(2)(b)(ii) If the warrant was executed the period during which the device was used must be stated in the report to the Judge or Magistrate. Inspection 16 June 2015: Of all reports to a Judge or Magistrate inspected each stated the period during which the warrant was used.
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