Customs Act 1901

PART XII - OFFICERS  

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

Subdivision C - Matters affecting detention generally  

SECTION 219ZJF   DETAINEES TO BE GIVEN REASONS FOR DETENTION AND SHOWN IDENTIFICATION ON REQUEST  

219ZJF(1)  


An officer who detains a person under section 219ZJB or 219ZJC must inform the person, at the time the officer detains the person, of the reason for the person ' s detention.

219ZJF(2)  
Subsection (1) does not apply if the person, by the person ' s own actions, makes it impracticable for the officer to inform the person of the reason.

219ZJF(3)  
An officer exercising powers under this Division in relation to a person must produce identification that he or she is an officer when requested by the person to do so.


 

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