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Report after powers are exercised

             (1)  As soon as practicable after the exercise of a power or powers by an AFP police officer (or officers) under Subdivision B in relation to an incident, the Commissioner must give a report to the following:

                     (a)  the Minister;

                     (b)  the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor;

                     (c)  the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security.

             (2)  The report must state, in relation to the incident:

                     (a)  the number of instances when an AFP police officer (or officers) exercised a power under section 3UE, 3UEA or 3UF; and

                     (b)  the circumstances in which an AFP police officer (or officers) exercised powers under section 3UC or 3UD.

Note:          The nature of these powers is as follows:

(a)    for section 3UC--requirement to provide names etc.;

(b)    for section 3UD--stopping and searching;

(c)    for section 3UE--seizure of terrorism related items and serious offence related items;

(d)    for section 3UEA--emergency entry to premises without a warrant;

(e)    for section 3UF--seizure notices.

             (3)  An AFP police officer is a member or a special member of the Australian Federal Police (within the meaning of the Australian Federal Police Act 1979 ).

Note:          AFP police officers are police officers within the meaning of this Division (see section 3UA).

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