FINANCIAL TRANSACTION REPORTS ACT 1988

PART V - ENFORCEMENT  

SECTION 33A   ARREST WITHOUT WARRANT  

33A(1)  
Where an officer has reasonable grounds to believe that a person has committed an offence against section 15 , the officer may arrest the person without warrant.

33A(2)  
Where an officer has reasonable grounds to believe that a person has assaulted any officer in the execution of that officer ' s duties, the first-mentioned officer may arrest the person without warrant.

33A(3)  
A person must not resist, obstruct or prevent the arrest of any person under this section.

Penalty: 10 penalty units.

Note:

The amount of a penalty unit is stated in section 4AA of the Crimes Act 1914 .

33A(4)  


Where a person is arrested under this section, section 212 of the Customs Act 1901 applies as though the person had been arrested under section 210 of that Act.

33A(5)  
In this section:

"offence against section 15"
and " officer " have the same respective meanings as in section 33 .




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