CRIMES ACT 1914

Part IAAA - Delayed notification search warrants  

Division 2 - Issue of delayed notification search warrants  

Subdivision A - The normal process for applying for and issuing delayed notification search warrants  

SECTION 3ZZBA   3ZZBA   Eligible officer may seek authorisation to apply for a delayed notification search warrant  


If an eligible officer of an eligible agency:


(a) suspects, on reasonable grounds, that one or more eligible offences have been, are being, are about to be or are likely to be committed; and


(b) suspects, on reasonable grounds, that entry and search of particular premises will substantially assist in the prevention or investigation of one or more of those offences; and


(c) believes, on reasonable grounds, that it is necessary for the entry and search of the premises to be conducted without the knowledge of the occupier of the premises or any other person present at the premises;

the eligible officer may seek the authorisation of the chief officer of the agency to apply for a delayed notification search warrant in respect of the premises.




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