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CRIMES ACT 1914 - SECT 3ZZIA

Delegation

Delegation by chief officer

             (1)  The chief officer of an authorised agency or eligible agency may, in writing, delegate all or any of the chief officer's powers, functions or duties under this Part to:

                     (a)  a Deputy Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police; or

                     (b)  a senior executive AFP employee who is a member of the Australian Federal Police and who is authorised in writing by the Commissioner for the purposes of this paragraph.

             (2)  The chief officer of an authorised agency or eligible agency may, in writing, delegate all or any of the chief officer's powers, functions or duties under Division 5 to the chief executive officer (however described) of a State or Territory law enforcement agency.

             (3)  The chief officer of an authorised agency or eligible agency may, in writing, delegate all or any of the chief officer's powers, functions or duties under Division 5 to a Commonwealth officer if the chief officer is satisfied on reasonable grounds that the Commonwealth officer is able to properly exercise those powers, functions or duties.

Delegation by Ombudsman

             (4)  The Ombudsman may, in writing, delegate all or any of the Ombudsman's powers under this Part, other than a power to report to the Minister, to an APS employee responsible to the Ombudsman.

Delegate must produce delegation on request

             (5)  A delegate must, upon request by a person affected by the exercise of any power delegated to the delegate, produce the instrument of delegation, or a copy of the instrument, for inspection by the person.



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