Part IC - Investigation of Commonwealth offences  

Division 1 - Introduction  

SECTION 23   Outline of this part  

This Part:

(a) provides for the detention of people arrested for Commonwealth offences (see Division 2 ); and

(b) imposes obligations on investigating officials in relation to:

(i) people arrested for Commonwealth offences; and

(ii) certain other people who are being investigated for Commonwealth offences;
(see Division 3).

To avoid doubt, this Part does not confer any power to arrest a person.

To avoid doubt, only a person arrested for a Commonwealth offence may be detained under this Part.

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