Use of force--general rule
(1) A defence security official may, subject to this section and section 72H, use such force against persons and things as is reasonable and necessary in the circumstances in exercising powers under this Part.
Limit on use of force--defence security guards and defence security screening employees
(2) Despite subsection (1), a contracted defence security guard or a defence security screening employee must not, in using force against a person in exercising powers under this Part, do anything that is likely to cause the death of, or grievous bodily harm to, the person.
Note 1: For security authorised members of the Defence Force, see section 72H.
Note 2: This provision does not affect a person's rights under other laws: see section 72S.
(3) A defence security official must not, in exercising powers under this Part, subject the person to greater indignity than is reasonable and necessary in the circumstances.