Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 5 - THE SECURITY OF THE COMMONWEALTH  

Part 5.3 - Terrorism  

Division 105A - Continuing detention orders  

Subdivision F - Miscellaneous  

SECTION 105A.19   Sharing information   Requesting information

(1)  
The AFP Minister may request a person prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this subsection to give the AFP Minister information that the AFP Minister reasonably believes to be relevant to the administration or execution of this Division.

(2)  
The request need not be in writing. Disclosing information

(3)  
The AFP Minister may disclose information to a person prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this subsection if:


(a) the information was acquired by any of the following in the exercise of a power under, or the performance of a function or duty in connection with, this Division:


(i) the AFP Minister;

(ii) a legal representative of the AFP Minister;

(iii) the Secretary of the Department administered by the AFP Minister;

(iv) an APS employee in the Department administered by the AFP Minister; and


(b) the AFP Minister reasonably believes that the disclosure is necessary to enable the person to exercise the person ' s powers, or to perform the person ' s functions or duties; and


(c) if the regulations provide that information may be disclosed to the person only if specified circumstances are met - those circumstances are met.

(4)  
Subsection (3) applies despite any other law of the Commonwealth, a State or a Territory (whether written or unwritten).




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