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TELECOMMUNICATIONS (INTERCEPTION AND ACCESS) ACT 1979 - SECT 6D

Judges

             (1)  In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears:

"eligible Judge" means a Judge in relation to whom a consent under subsection (2) and a declaration under subsection (3) are in force.

"Judge" means a person who is a Judge of a court created by the Parliament.

             (2)  A Judge may by writing consent to be nominated by the Attorney-General under subsection (3).

             (3)  The Attorney-General may by writing declare Judges in relation to whom consents are in force under subsection (2) to be eligible Judges for the purposes of this Act.

             (4)  An eligible Judge has, in relation to the performance or exercise of a function or power conferred on an eligible Judge by this Act, the same protection and immunity as a Justice of the High Court has in relation to proceedings in the High Court.



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