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CRIMES ACT 1914 - SECT 3ZZKA

Entering premises by consent or under a warrant

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  a control order is in force in relation to a person; and

                     (b)  the person has a prescribed connection with particular premises;

a constable may enter the premises, and exercise the monitoring powers, for any of the following purposes:

                     (c)  the protection of the public from a terrorist act;

                     (d)  preventing the provision of support for, or the facilitation of, a terrorist act;

                     (e)  preventing the provision of support for, or the facilitation of, the engagement in a hostile activity in a foreign country;

                      (f)  determining whether the control order has been, or is being, complied with.

Note:          The monitoring powers are set out in sections 3ZZKB, 3ZZKC and 3ZZKD.

             (2)  However, a constable is not authorised to enter the premises unless:

                     (a)  the person:

                              (i)  is the occupier of the premises; and

                             (ii)  has consented to the entry; or

                     (b)  the entry is made under a monitoring warrant.

Note:          If entry to the premises is with the occupier's consent, the constable must leave the premises if the consent ceases to have effect (see section 3ZZNA).



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