Customs Act 1901


Division 1BA - Detention and search of persons for purposes of law enforcement co-operation  

Subdivision A - Preliminary  


In this Division, unless the contrary intention appears:

Commonwealth offence
has the same meaning as in Part IC of the Crimes Act 1914 .

frisk search
has the same meaning as in Division 1 of Part XII .

national security
has the same meaning as in the National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004 .

ordinary search
has the same meaning as in Division 1 of Part XII .

prescribed State or Territory offence
means an offence prescribed for the purposes of section 219ZJAA .

serious Commonwealth offence
means an offence against a law of the Commonwealth that is punishable on conviction by imprisonment for 12 months or more.


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