CRIMES ACT 1914

Part IAC - Assumed identities  

Division 6 - Compliance and Monitoring  

Subdivision B - Reporting and record-keeping  

SECTION 15LD   Reports about authorities for assumed identities etc - law enforcement agencies  

(1)  
As soon as practicable after the end of each financial year, the chief officer of a law enforcement agency must submit a report to the Minister administering the Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006 (the LEIC Minister ) that includes the following information for the year:


(a) the number of authorities granted during the year;


(b) a general description of the activities undertaken by authorised civilians and authorised law enforcement officers when using assumed identities under this Part during the year;


(c) the number of applications for authorities that were refused during the year;


(d) the number of authorities of which control was transferred by the chief officer under section 15KV during the year;


(e) the number of authorities of which control was transferred to the chief officer under section 15KV during the year;


(f) a statement whether or not any fraud or other unlawful activity was identified by an audit under section 15LG during the year;


(g) any other information relating to authorities and assumed identities and the administration of this Part that the LEIC Minister considers appropriate.

(2)  
The chief officer must advise the LEIC Minister of any information in the report that, in the chief officer ' s opinion, should be excluded from the report before the report is laid before the Parliament because the information, if made public, could reasonably be expected to:


(a) endanger a person ' s safety; or


(b) prejudice an investigation or prosecution; or


(c) compromise any law enforcement agency ' s operational activities or methodologies.

(3)  
The LEIC Minister must exclude information from the report if satisfied on the advice of the chief officer of any of the grounds set out in subsection (2) and must cause a copy of the report to be laid before each House of the Parliament within 15 sitting days of that House after the day on which the LEIC Minister receives the report.




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