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TELECOMMUNICATIONS (INTERCEPTION AND ACCESS) ACT 1979 - SECT 59A

Notification to Secretary of the Department

             (1)  Where a Part 2-5 warrant is issued to an agency, the chief officer of the agency must cause a copy of the warrant to be given to the Secretary of the Department as soon as practicable.

             (2)  Where:

                     (a)  it is proposed, under a warrant issued under section 46A, to intercept communications made to or from a telecommunications service; and

                     (b)  the warrant is not a warrant that authorises interception of communications made by means of a telecommunications device or telecommunications devices identified in the warrant; and

                     (c)  the service was not identified in the warrant;

the chief officer must cause the Secretary of the Department to be given, as soon as practicable, a description in writing of the service sufficient to identify it.



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