CRIMES ACT 1914

Part IAB - Controlled operations  

Division 2 - Authorisation of controlled operations  

Subdivision B - Variation of authorities by appropriate authorising officers  

SECTION 15GS   Form of variation of authority  

(1)  
A variation of an authority by an appropriate authorising officer (whether formal or urgent) must:


(a) identify the controlled operation to which the authority relates; and


(b) state the name and rank or position of the person varying the authority; and


(c) if the authority was varied on an application made under section 15GP , state:


(i) the name of the applicant; and

(ii) whether the application was a formal variation application or an urgent variation application; and


(d) state the date and time when the variation of authority is or was granted; and


(e) describe the variation having regard to the matters referred to in subsection 15GO(2) ; and


(f) if the variation extends the period of effect of a formal authority - state the period of the extension.

(2)  
For the purposes of paragraph (1)(f), the period of the extension must not exceed:


(a) in the case of a formal variation of authority - the period that would result in the period of effect of the authority exceeding 3 months (including any previous extensions); and


(b) in the case of an urgent variation of authority - the lesser of:


(i) 7 days; and

(ii) a period that would result in the period of effect of the authority exceeding 3 months (including any previous extensions).



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