Crimes Act 1914

Part IAC - Assumed identities  

Division 5 - Mutual Recognition under Corresponding Laws  

SECTION 15KX   Requests to a participating jurisdiction for evidence of assumed identity  

This section applies if an authority granted under section 15KB authorises a request under this section.

The person specified in subsection (2A) may request the chief officer of an issuing agency of a participating jurisdiction stated in the authority to:

(a) produce evidence of the assumed identity in accordance with the authority; and

(b) give evidence of the assumed identity to the following:

(i) the authorised person named in the authority;

(ii) an officer of the law enforcement agency or the intelligence agency who is named in the request.

Section 15KW modifies the effect of this provision if control of the authority is transferred.

For the purposes of subsection (2), the person who may make the request is:

(a) the chief officer of a law enforcement agency who granted the authority; or

(b) the chief officer of an intelligence agency (other than the Office of National Intelligence) who granted the authority; or

(c) if the chief officer of the Office of National Intelligence granted the authority - the chief officer of another intelligence agency.


The chief officer may delegate functions under this section - see section 15LH .

The request must state that it is a request under this section.

A request must not be made under this section for an entry in a register of births, deaths or marriages.

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