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CRIMES ACT 1914 - SECT 15LG

Audit of records

             (1)  The chief officer of either a law enforcement agency or an intelligence agency must cause the records kept under section 15LF for each authority in respect of the agency to be audited:

                     (a)  at least once every 6 months while the authority is in force; and

                     (b)  at least once in the 6 months after the cancellation or expiry of the authority.

             (2)  The audit is to be conducted by a person appointed by the chief officer.

             (3)  The person appointed to conduct the audit:

                     (a)  may, but need not be, an officer of the agency; and

                     (b)  must not be a person:

                              (i)  who granted, varied or cancelled any of the authorities to which the records under section 15LF relate; or

                             (ii)  to whom control of any of the authorities to which the records under section 15LF relate was transferred; or

                            (iii)  who is or was an authorised person under any of the authorities to which those records relate.

             (4)  The results of an audit must be reported to the chief officer.



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