Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 4 - THE INTEGRITY AND SECURITY OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AND FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS  

Division 72 - Explosives and lethal devices  

Subdivision B - Plastic explosives  

SECTION 72.23   Authorisation for overseas Australian Federal Police purposes - 7 day limit  

(1)  
A member of the Australian Federal Police is authorised to possess, import or traffic in an unmarked plastic explosive if:


(a) the plastic explosive was obtained in the course of the operation outside Australia of the Australian Federal Police; and


(b) the member believes on reasonable grounds that there is insufficient time to obtain an authorisation under this Subdivision because of:


(i) an emergency; or

(ii) any other sudden or unexpected circumstances.

(2)  
An authorisation under subsection (1) ceases to have effect at the end of the seventh day after the day on which the plastic explosive was obtained.




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