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COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010 - SECT 154A

Definitions

                   In this Part:

"consultant " means a person engaged under section 27A.

"contravention " , in relation to a law, includes an offence against section 11.1, 11.4 or 11.5 of the Criminal Code that relates to an offence against that law.

"data " includes:

                     (a)  information in any form; or

                     (b)  any program (or part of a program).

"data held in a computer " includes:

                     (a)  data held in any removable data storage device for the time being held in a computer; or

                     (b)  data held in a data storage device on a computer network of which the computer forms a part.

"data storage device " means a thing containing, or designed to contain, data for use by a computer.

"evidential material " means a document or other thing that may afford evidence relating to:

                     (a)  a contravention of this Act; or

                     (b)  a contravention of Part 20 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 ; or

                     (c)  a contravention of Part 9 of the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999 ; or

                     (d)  a contravention of section 137.1, 137.2 or 149.1 of the Criminal Code that relates to this Part.

"executing officer " , for a search warrant, means:

                     (a)  the inspector named in the warrant as being responsible for executing the warrant; or

                     (b)  if that inspector does not intend to be present at the execution of the warrant--another inspector whose name has been written in the warrant by the inspector so named; or

                     (c)  another inspector whose name has been written in the warrant by the inspector last named in the warrant.

"inspector " means a person appointed as an inspector under section 154B.

"occupier " , in relation to premises, includes a person present at the premises who apparently represents the occupier.

"officer assisting " , for a search warrant, means:

                     (a)  an inspector who is assisting in executing the warrant; or

                     (b)  a person authorised under section 154K in relation to the warrant.

"premises " means:

                     (a)  an area of land or any other place (whether or not it is enclosed or built on); or

                     (b)  a building or other structure; or

                     (c)  a vehicle, vessel or aircraft; or

                     (d)  a part of any such premises.

"search warrant " means a warrant issued by a magistrate under section 154X or signed by a magistrate under section 154Y.

"thing " includes a thing in electronic or magnetic form.



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