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Exception—administration of the law

A does not commit a child abuse material offence (other than an offence against section 51I(1)) if the conduct is engaged in by A in good faith in the course of official duties of A—

        (a)     connected with the administration of the criminal justice system, including the investigation or prosecution of offences; or

        (b)     as an employee of the Department of Justice and Regulation who is authorised to engage in that conduct by the Secretary to that Department.


The reference to A in this section is a reference to the same A referred to in the child abuse material offence provisions.

S. 51K inserted by No. 47/2016 s. 16.

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