CRIMES ACT 1914

Part IAAA - Delayed notification search warrants  

Division 3 - Exercise of powers under delayed notification search warrants  

SECTION 3ZZCH   Operating seized or moved electronic equipment  

(1)  
This section applies to electronic equipment seized under this Part or moved under section 3ZZCE .

(2)  
The electronic equipment may be operated at any location after it has been seized or moved, for the purpose of determining whether data that is a thing that may be seized under the relevant delayed notification search warrant is held on or accessible from the electronic equipment, and obtaining access to such data.

(3)  
The data referred to in subsection (2) includes, but is not limited to, the following:


(a) data held on the electronic equipment, including data held on the electronic equipment when operated under this section that was not held on the electronic equipment at the time the electronic equipment was seized;


(b) data not held on the electronic equipment but accessible by using it, including data that was not accessible at the time the electronic equipment was seized.

(4)  
The electronic equipment may be operated before or after the expiry of the relevant delayed notification search warrant.

(5)  
This section does not limit the operation of other provisions of this Part that relate to dealing with items seized under this Part or moved under section 3ZZCE .

Note:

For example, this section does not affect the operation of the time limits in section 3ZZCE on examination or processing of a thing moved under that section.




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