CRIMES ACT 1914

Part IAC - Assumed identities  

Division 3 - Evidence of Assumed Identity  

SECTION 15KI   Request for evidence of assumed identity  

(1)  
This section applies if an authority granted under section 15KB authorises a request under this section.

(2)  


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


(a) produce evidence of an 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 specified by the chief officer of that agency in the request.
Note:

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

(2A)  


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.

(3)  
The request must state a reasonable period for compliance with the request.

(4)  
The request must include:


(a) the date of the authority granted under section 15KB ; and


(b) details of the assumed identity authorised; and


(c) details of any evidence of the assumed identity that may be acquired under the authority.

(5)  
A request must not be made under this section for an entry in a register of births, deaths or marriages.

(6)  
In this section:

evidence
means evidence similar to that ordinarily produced or given by the issuing agency.

Note:

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




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