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MIGRATION ACT 1958 - SECT 487ZF

Offence relating to search warrants by telephone, fax etc.

                   An authorised officer must not:

                     (a)  state in a document that purports to be a form of search warrant under section 487ZD the name of an issuing officer unless that issuing officer signed the warrant; or

                     (b)  state on a form of search warrant under that section a matter that, to the authorised officer's knowledge, departs in a material particular from the terms of the warrant signed by the issuing officer under that section; or

                     (c)  purport to execute, or present to another person, a document that purports to be a form of search warrant under that section that the authorised officer knows departs in a material particular from the terms of a warrant signed by an issuing officer under that section; or

                     (d)  give to an issuing officer a form of search warrant under that section that is not the form of search warrant that the authorised officer purported to execute.

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 2 years.



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