Customs Act 1901


Division 1 - Powers of officers  

Subdivision C - Search warrants in respect of things believed to be evidential material  


Subject to subsection (2), if the executing officer or a person assisting seizes, under a warrant relating to premises:

(a) a document, film, computer file or other thing that can be readily copied; or

(b) a storage device, the information in which can be readily copied;

the executing officer or person assisting must, if requested to do so by the occupier of the premises or another person who apparently represents the occupier and who is present when the warrant is executed, give a copy of the document, film, computer file, thing or information to that person as soon as practicable after the seizure.

Subsection (1) does not apply if:

(a) the thing that has been seized was seized under subsection 201(1A) or paragraph 201(2)(b) or 201AA(4)(a) ; or

(b) possession by the occupier of the document, film, computer file, thing or information could constitute an offence.


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