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Secretary of Immigration and Border Protection Department to be notified of certain authorities

             (1)  This section applies if:

                     (a)  an authority is granted under section 15GI by an AFP authorising officer, an ACC authorising officer or an ACLEI authorising officer; and

                     (b)  the applicant for the authority believes that illicit goods involved in the conduct of the operation may be dealt with by an officer of Customs.

             (2)  The applicant must, as soon as practicable after the authority is granted, notify the Secretary of the Immigration and Border Protection Department, or a person (the nominated person ) nominated by him or her for the purposes of this section, in writing of:

                     (a)  the applicant's name; and

                     (b)  the date on which the authority was granted; and

                     (c)  to the extent to which it is known:

                              (i)  the place or places at which the illicit goods will pass into customs control under the Customs Act 1901 ; and

                             (ii)  the time or times when, and the day or days on which, the illicit goods are expected to pass into customs control under the Customs Act 1901 .

             (3)  A failure to comply with this section does not affect the validity of an authority.

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