CRIMES ACT 1914

Part IACA - Witness identity protection for operatives  

Division 4 - General  

SECTION 15MX   Delegation  

(1)  
Except as provided by this section (and despite any other Act or law to the contrary), the functions of a chief officer under this Part may not be delegated to any other person.

(2)  
A chief officer may delegate any of the chief officer's functions under this Part (except this power of delegation) to a senior officer of the law enforcement agency.

(3)  


In this section:

senior officer
means:


(a) in relation to the Australian Federal Police - a Deputy Commissioner, an Assistant Commissioner, or a person occupying an equivalent or higher rank in the Australian Federal Police; and


(b) in relation to the Immigration and Border Protection Department - a person who holds or performs the duties of an SES Band 3 position, or an equivalent or higher position, in that Department; and


(c) in relation to the ACC, either of the following:


(i) the Executive Director Operational Strategies, the Executive Director Intelligence Strategies, or a person occupying an equivalent or higher position in the ACC;

(ii) a person occupying a position prescribed by the regulations; and


(d) in relation to the Australian Taxation Office - an Assistant Commissioner, or a person occupying an equivalent or higher position in the Australian Taxation Office; and


(e) in relation to a Commonwealth agency specified in the regulations for the purposes of the definition of law enforcement agency - an officer of the agency specified in the regulations to be a senior officer of the agency.




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