CRIMES ACT 1914

Part IAB - Controlled operations  

Division 1 - Preliminary  

SECTION 15GF   Meaning of authorising officer etc  

(1)  
Any of the following is an authorising officer for a controlled operation:


(a) if the operation is a major controlled operation and the investigation of the offence to which the controlled operation relates is within the functions of the Australian Federal Police - the Commissioner or a Deputy Commissioner;


(b) if the operation is not a major controlled operation, but the investigation of the offence to which the controlled operation relates is within the functions of the Australian Federal Police - any AFP authorising officer;


(c) if the investigation of the offence to which the controlled operation relates is within the functions of the ACC - any ACC authorising officer;


(d) if the controlled operation relates to the investigation of a corruption issue (within the meaning of the Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006 ) - any ACLEI authorising officer.

(2)  
The following are AFP authorising officers :


(a) the Commissioner;


(b) a Deputy Commissioner;


(c) a senior executive AFP employee who is a member of the Australian Federal Police and who is authorised in writing by the Commissioner for the purposes of this paragraph.

(3)  
The following are ACC authorising officers :


(a) the Chief Executive Officer of the ACC;


(b) a member of the staff of the ACC who is an SES employee and who is authorised in writing by the Chief Executive Officer of the ACC for the purposes of this paragraph.

(4)  
The following are ACLEI authorising officers :


(a) the Integrity Commissioner;


(b) the Assistant Integrity Commissioner;


(c) a member of the staff of the ACLEI who is an SES employee and is authorised in writing by the Integrity Commissioner for the purposes of this paragraph.




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