CRIMES ACT 1914

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

Division 5 - General  

SECTION 3ZU   3ZU   Offences relating to telephone warrants  
A person must not:


(a) state in a document that purports to be a form of warrant under section 3R the name of an issuing officer unless that officer issued the warrant; or


(b) state on a form of warrant under that section a matter that, to the person's knowledge, departs in a material particular from the form authorised by the issuing officer; or


(c) purport to execute, or present to a person, a document that purports to be a form of warrant under that section that the person knows:


(i) has not been approved by an issuing officer under that section; or

(ii) to depart in a material particular from the terms authorised by an issuing officer under that section; or


(d) give to an issuing officer a form of warrant under that section that is not the form of warrant that the person purported to execute.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 2 years.




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