CRIMES ACT 1914

Part IAA - Search, information gathering, arrest and related powers (other than powers under delayed notification search warrants)  

Division 4B - Power to obtain information and documents  

Subdivision C - Power to obtain documents relating to serious terrorism and non-terrorism offences  

SECTION 3ZQR   Documents must be produced  

(1)  
A person is not excused from producing a document under section 3ZQN or 3ZQO on the ground that to do so:


(a) would contravene any other law; or


(b) might tend to incriminate the person or otherwise expose the person to a penalty or other liability; or


(c) would disclose material that is protected against disclosure by legal professional privilege or any other duty of confidence; or


(d) would be otherwise contrary to the public interest.

(2)  
However, neither:


(a) the production of the document; nor


(b) any information, document or thing obtained as a direct or indirect consequence of producing the document;

is admissible in evidence against the person in proceedings other than proceedings for an offence against section 137.1 , 137.2 or 149.1 of the Criminal Code that relates to this Act.

(3)  
A person is not liable to any penalty by reason of his or her producing a document when required to do so under section 3ZQN or 3ZQO .

(4)  
The fact that a person is not excused under subsection (1) from producing a document does not otherwise affect a claim of legal professional privilege that anyone may make in relation to that document.




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