CRIMES ACT 1914

Part IAB - Controlled operations  

Division 1 - Preliminary  

SECTION 15GD   Meaning of controlled operation and major controlled operation  

(1)  
A controlled operation is an operation that:


(a) involves the participation of law enforcement officers; and


(b) is carried out for the purpose of obtaining evidence that may lead to the prosecution of a person for a serious Commonwealth offence or a serious State offence that has a federal aspect; and


(c) may involve a law enforcement officer or other person in conduct that would, apart from section 15HA , constitute a Commonwealth offence or an offence against a law of a State or Territory.

Note:

Section 15GN specifies when a controlled operation begins and ends.

(2)  
A major controlled operation is a controlled operation that is likely to:


(a) involve the infiltration of an organised criminal group by one or more undercover law enforcement officers for a period of more than 7 days; or


(b) continue for more than 3 months; or


(c) be directed against suspected criminal activity that includes a threat to human life.

Note:

Section 15GN specifies when a controlled operation begins and ends.




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