Part IB - Sentencing, imprisonment and release of federal offenders  

Division 10 - Miscellaneous  

SECTION 21F   Prescribed authorities and parole officers  


Subject to subsection (2), the Governor-General may arrange with the Governor of a State, the Australian Capital Territory Executive or the Administrator of the Northern Territory:

(a) for the performance by persons who hold office as Magistrates in that State or Territory of the functions of a prescribed authority under this Part; and

(b) for the performance by officers of that State or Territory of the functions of a parole officer under this Part.

Subsection (1) does not authorise an arrangement of the kind referred to in paragraph (1)(a) to be entered into between the Governor-General and the Australian Capital Territory Executive before 1 July 1990.

The Attorney-General may appoint persons appointed or engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 to be parole officers for the purposes of this Part.

Notice of an arrangement under subsection (1) must be published in the Gazette .

In this section:

does not include the Australian Capital Territory or the Northern Territory.

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