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SURVEILLANCE DEVICES ACT 2004


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Purposes  
   4.      Relationship to other laws and matters  
   5.      Schedule(s)  
   6.      Definitions  
   6A.     Law enforcement agencies  
   6B.     Authorisation of law enforcement officer  
   6C.     When control order is taken to be in force  
   6D.     Succeeding control orders  
   7.      State offence that has a federal aspect  
   8.      External Territories  
   9.      Binding the Crown  

   PART 2--WARRANTS

           Division 1--Introduction

   10.     Types of warrant  
   11.     Who may issue warrants?  
   12.     Eligible Judges  
   13.     Nominated AAT members  

           Division 2--Surveillance device warrants

   14.     Application for surveillance device warrant  
   15.     Remote application  
   16.     Determining the application  
   17.     What must a surveillance device warrant contain?  
   18.     What a surveillance device warrant authorises  
   19.     Extension and variation of surveillance device warrant  
   20.     Revocation of surveillance device warrant  
   21.     Discontinuance of use of surveillance device under warrant  

           Division 3--Retrieval warrants

   22.     Application for retrieval warrant  
   23.     Remote application  
   24.     Determining the application  
   25.     What must a retrieval warrant contain?  
   26.     What a retrieval warrant authorises  
   27.     Revocation of retrieval warrant  

   PART 3--EMERGENCY AUTHORISATIONS

   28.     Emergency authorisation--serious risks to person or property  
   29.     Emergency authorisation--urgent circumstances relating to recovery order  
   30.     Emergency authorisation--risk of loss of evidence  
   31.     Record of emergency authorisations to be made  
   32.     Attributes of emergency authorisations  
   33.     Application for approval of emergency authorisation  
   34.     Consideration of application  
   35.     Judge or nominated AAT member may approve giving of emergency authorisations  
   36.     Admissibility of evidence  

   PART 4--USE OF CERTAIN SURVEILLANCE DEVICES WITHOUT WARRANT

   37.     Use of optical surveillance devices without warrant  
   38.     Use of surveillance devices without warrant for listening to or recording words in limited circumstances  
   39.     Use and retrieval of tracking devices without warrant in certain circumstances  
   40.     Record of tracking device authorisations to be kept  

   PART 5--EXTRATERRITORIAL OPERATION OF WARRANTS

   41.     Definitions  
   42.     Extraterritorial operation of warrants  
   43.     Evidence obtained from extraterritorial surveillance not to be tendered in evidence unless court satisfied properly obtained  

   PART 6--COMPLIANCE AND MONITORING

           Division 1--Restrictions on use, communication and publication of information

   44.     What is protected information?  
   45.     Prohibition on use, recording, communication or publication of protected information or its admission in evidence  
   45A.    Protected information related to integrity operations  
   46.     Dealing with records obtained by use of surveillance devices  
   46A.    Destruction of records--information obtained before a control order came into force  
   47.     Protection of surveillance device technologies and methods  
   48.     Protected information in the custody of a court, tribunal or Royal Commission  

           Division 2--Reporting and record-keeping

   49.     Report on each warrant or authorisation  
   49A.    Notification to Ombudsman in relation to control order warrants etc.  
   50.     Annual reports  
   50A.    Deferral of inclusion of information in annual report  
   51.     Keeping documents connected with warrants, emergency authorisations and tracking device authorisations  
   52.     Other records to be kept  
   53.     Register of warrants, emergency authorisations and tracking device authorisations  

           Division 3--Inspections

   54.     Appointment of inspecting officers  
   55.     Inspection of records  
   56.     Power to obtain relevant information  
   57.     Ombudsman to be given information and access despite other laws  
   58.     Exchange of information between Ombudsman and State inspecting authorities  
   59.     Delegation by Ombudsman  
   60.     Ombudsman not to be sued  
   61.     Report on inspection  
   61A.    Report may cover notified breaches in relation to control order warrants etc.  

           Division 4--General

   62.     Evidentiary certificates  

   PART 7--MISCELLANEOUS

   63.     Delegation by chief officer of law enforcement agency  
   64.     Compensation for loss or injury  
   65.     Minor defects in connection with warrant or other authority  
   65A.    Protection of persons--control order declared to be void  
   65B.    Dealing with information obtained under a control order warrant, tracking device authorisation etc.--control order declared to be void  
   66.     Regulations  
           SCHEDULE 1 Amendment of other legislation and transitional and saving provisions


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