CRIMES ACT 1914
Simplified outline of operation of Part
This Part provides for forensic procedures to be carried out on:
If the carrying out of a forensic procedure is authorised under this Part, it must be carried out in accordance with rules and procedures set out in Division 6 .
If a forensic procedure covered by this Part is carried out without proper authority under this Part, evidence obtained through the procedure may be inadmissible in proceedings against the suspect (Division 7 ).
However, certain rules are modified or do not apply if the forensic procedure is carried out in response to a request by a foreign country or an international tribunal, or a request by a foreign law enforcement agency (Division 9A ).
This Part also:
A magistrate who makes an interim order must inform the applicant for the order personally, or by telephone, radio, telex, fax or other means of transmission:
(a) that the order has been made; and
(b) of the terms of the order, including the matters mentioned in subsection (2); and
(c) of any orders made or directions given under subsection (3) in relation to the order.
An interim order must specify the date, time and place at which a further hearing on the application will take place and the application will be finally determined. (3)
A magistrate may make such orders and give such directions in relation to an interim order as the magistrate may make or give in relation to an order under section 23WS .