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CRIMES ACT 1914 - SECT 15KO

Indemnity for issuing agencies and officers

             (1)  This section applies if the chief officer of either a law enforcement agency or an intelligence agency makes a request under section 15KI or gives a direction under section 15KL to the chief officer of an issuing agency .

             (2)  The Commonwealth must indemnify the issuing agency, or an officer of the issuing agency, for any liability incurred by the agency or officer (including reasonable costs) if:

                     (a)  the liability is incurred because of something done by the agency or officer in the course of duty to comply with the request or direction in the course of duty; and

                     (b)  any requirements prescribed under the regulations have been met.



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