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SURVEILLANCE DEVICES ACT 2007 (NO 19 OF 2007) - SECT 76

Protection from liability

    (1)     This section applies to a person who is or has been:

    (a)     a police officer; or

    (b)     an authorised person; or

    (c)     a person assisting a police officer or authorised person exercise a power or perform a function under this Act.

    (2)     The person is not civilly or criminally liable for an act done or omitted to be done by the person in good faith in the exercise or purported exercise of a power, or the performance or purported performance of a function, under this Act.

    (3)     Subsection (2) does not affect any liability the Territory would, apart from this section, have for the act or omission.

    (4)     Subsections (2) and (3) have effect subject to Part VIIA of the Police Administration Act to the extent it relates to the civil liability of a person who is or has been a police officer.



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