CRIMES ACT 1914

Part IB - Sentencing, imprisonment and release of federal offenders  

Division 9A - Sharing information relevant to federal offenders  

SECTION 20BZ   20BZ   DEFINITIONS  


In this Division:

authorised officer
means:


(a) the Attorney-General; or


(b) the Secretary of the Department.

Note:

The Attorney-General ' s powers and functions under this Division may be delegated under section 17 of the Law Officers Act 1964 . The Secretary ' s powers and functions under this Division may be delegated under section 20BZC of this Act.

relevant person
means any of the following:


(a) the Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police, a Deputy Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police, an AFP employee or a special member of the Australian Federal Police (all within the meaning of the Australian Federal Police Act 1979 );


(b) a member of the police force or police service of a State or Territory;


(c) a person who exercises powers under, or performs functions or duties in connection with, any of the following:


(i) the Australian Crime Commission Act 2002 ;

(ii) the Crime Commission Act 2012 (NSW);

(iii) the Independent Commission Against Corruption Act 1988 (NSW);

(iv) the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission Act 2016 (NSW);

(v) the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Act 2011 (Vic.);

(vi) the Crime and Corruption Act 2001 (Qld);

(vii) the Corruption and Crime Commission Act 2003 (WA);

(viii) the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 (SA);

(ix) the Integrity Commission Act 2009 (Tas.);


(d) the Director of Public Prosecutions or a person performing a similar function under a law of a State or Territory;


(e) a member of the staff of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (within the meaning of the Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983 ) or of a similar body established under a law of a State or Territory;


(f) an officer or employee of a State or Territory, or of an authority of a State or Territory, whose duties relate to corrective services (including prison medical services), justice or parole;


(g) a person who provides services for, or on behalf of, a State or Territory, or an authority of a State or Territory, in relation to corrective services (including prison medical services), justice or parole;


(h) an officer of Customs;


(i) an officer or employee of a Department responsible for administering:


(i) the Australian Passports Act 2005 ; or

(ii) the Defence Force Discipline Act 1982 ; or

(iii) the Migration Act 1958 ;


(j) a member of the Defence Force;


(k) a staff member (within the meaning of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 );


(l) a taxation officer (within the meaning of Schedule 1 to the Taxation Administration Act 1953 );


(m) an officer or employee of the State Debt Recovery Office of New South Wales, or of a similar body established under a law of a State or Territory;


(n) the Registrar or another appropriate officer of a court;


(o) a person who performs functions or duties in connection with a superannuation scheme (within the meaning of the Crimes (Superannuation Benefits) Act 1989 ) of a person who is or was an employee (within the meaning of that Act);


(p) a practitioner (within the meaning of Part VAA of the Health Insurance Act 1973 ) who has provided services (within the meaning of that Part) to a federal offender.




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