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 person is not authorised to carry out a forensic procedure under this Division on a serious offender or a prescribed offender if the serious offender or prescribed offender is a suspect or a volunteer. (2)
A forensic procedure may be carried out on a serious offender or prescribed offender who is a suspect only if authorised by and in accordance with Divisions 2 to 5 . (3)
A forensic procedure may be carried out on a serious offender or prescribed offender who is a volunteer only if authorised by and in accordance with Division 6B .