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CRIMES (CONTROLLED OPERATIONS) ACT 2004


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Purposes  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Definitions  
   4.      Relationship to other laws and matters  
   5.      Binding the Crown  

   PART 2--AUTHORISATION OF CONTROLLED OPERATIONS

           Division 1--Types of controlled operations

   6.      What is a controlled operation?  
   7.      What is controlled conduct?  
   8.      What types of controlled operations may be authorised under this Act?  
   9.      What is a cross-border controlled operation?  
   10.     What is a local major controlled operation?  
   11.     What is a local minor controlled operation?  

           Division 2--Procedure for authorising controlled operations

   12.     Applications for authorities to conduct controlled operations  
   13.     Determination of applications  
   14.     Matters to be taken into account—all controlled operations  
   15.     Further matters to be taken into account—cross-border controlled operations  
   16.     Further matters to be taken into account—local major controlled operations  
   17.     Further matters to be taken into account—local minor controlled operations  
   18.     Form of authority  
   19.     Duration of authorities  

           Division 3--Variation and cancellation of authorities

   20.     When can an authority be varied?  
   21.     Application for variation of authority  
   22.     Determination of application to vary authority  
   23.     Manner of varying authority  
   24.     Form of variation of authority  
   25.     Cancellation of authorities  

           Division 4--Effect of authorities

   26.     Effect of authorities  
   27.     Defect in authority  

   PART 3--CONDUCT OF CONTROLLED OPERATIONS

           Division 1--Controlled conduct engaged in for purposes of controlled operations authorised by Part 2

   28.     Protection from criminal responsibility for controlled conduct during authorised operations  
   29.     Indemnification of participants against civil liability  
   30.     Effect of sections 28 and 29 on other laws relating to criminal investigation  
   31.     Effect of being unaware of variation or cancellation of authority  
   32.     Protection from criminal responsibility for certain ancillary conduct  

           Division 2--Compensation and notification of third parties

   33.     Compensation for property loss or serious damage  
   34.     Notification requirements  

           Division 3--Mutual recognition

   35.     Mutual recognition of corresponding authorities  

   PART 4--COMPLIANCE AND MONITORING

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

   36.     Unauthorised disclosure of information  

           Division 2--Reporting and record-keeping

   37.     Principal law enforcement officers' reports  
   38.     Chief officers' reports  
   39.     Annual report by Victorian Inspectorate  
   40.     Keeping documents connected with authorised operations  
   41.     General register  

           Division 3--Inspections

   42.     Inspection of records by Victorian Inspectorate  

   PART 5--GENERAL

           Division 1--Delegation

   43.     Introduction  
   44.     Delegations within Victoria Police  
   45.     Delegations within the IBAC  

           Division 2--General

   46.     Evidence of authorities  
   47.     Regulations  
   48.     Savings provision  

   PART 8--CONSEQUENTIAL AND TRANSITIONAL

   52.     Crimes Act 1958  
   58.     Transitional provision  
   59.     Transitional provision—Crimes Legislation Amendment Act 2010  
   60.     Transitional provisions—Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Amendment (Investigative Functions) Act 2012  
           ENDNOTES


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