Customs Act 1901

PART XII - OFFICERS  

Division 1C - Judges and Magistrates  

SECTION 219ZL   PROTECTION OF JUDGE OR MAGISTRATE  

219ZL(1)  


A Judge of the Federal Court of Australia, of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory or of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) has, in performing a function of, or connected with, issuing a warrant or giving an order under this Part, the same protection and immunity as a Justice of the High Court has in relation to proceedings in the High Court.

219ZL(2)  
A Judge of the Supreme Court of a State, or a Judge of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory who is not a Judge referred to in subsection (1) , has, in performing a function of, or connected with, issuing a warrant or giving an order under this Part, the same protection and immunity as if he or she were performing that function as that Supreme Court or as a member of that Supreme Court.

219ZL(3)  
A Magistrate performing a function of, or connected with, issuing a warrant or giving an order under this Part has the same protection and immunity as if he or she were performing that function as a Magistrates Court or as a member of a Magistrates Court.

219ZL(3A)  


A Judge, or acting Judge, of the Local Court of the Northern Territory performing a function of, or connected with, issuing a warrant or giving an order under this Part has the same protection and immunity as if he or she were performing that function as that Local Court or as a Judge of that Local Court.

219ZL(4)  
(Repealed by No 8 of 2007)

219ZL(4A)  


No civil or criminal action is to be brought against a Justice in respect of anything done, or omitted to be done, in performing the function of, or a function connected with, making an order under section 219R.

219ZL(5)  
(Repealed by No 8 of 2007)




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