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TERRORISM (COMMUNITY PROTECTION) ACT 2003


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Purposes  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Definitions  
   4.      What is a terrorist act?  
   4A.     Extraterritoriality of terrorist act no barrier  
   4B.     Providing documents or information facilitating terrorist acts  

   PART 1A--PUBLIC INTEREST MONITOR

   4C.     Application of Part 1A  
   4D.     Information to be given to Public Interest Monitor  
   4E.     Full disclosure to Public Interest Monitor  
   4F.     Role of Public Interest Monitor  

   PART 2--COVERT SEARCH WARRANTS

   5.      Jurisdiction  
   6.      Covert search warrants  
   7.      Application for warrant  
   7A.     Notice to Public Interest Monitor of application  
   8.      Determining the application  
   9.      What does a warrant authorise?  
   10.     Warrant may be granted by telephone  
   11.     Report to court  
   12.     No publication of report of proceeding  
   13.     Annual reports  

   PART 2A--PREVENTATIVE DETENTION ORDERS

   13A.    Object of Part  
   13B.    Definitions  
   13C.    Application for preventative detention order  
   13D.    Form and content of application  
   13DA.   Public Interest Monitor to be notified of application  
   13E.    Preventative detention orders  
   13F.    Nature of preventative detention order  
   13G.    Duration of preventative detention orders  
   13H.    When order starts and ceases to have effect  
   13I.    Extension of preventative detention order  
   13J.    No preventative detention order in relation to person under 16 years of age  
   13JA.   Special assistance for person with inadequate knowledge of English language or disability  
   13K.    Restrictions on multiple preventative detention orders  
   13KA.   Basis for applying for, and making, prohibited contact order  
   13L.    Prohibited contact order (person in relation to whom preventative detention order is being sought)  
   13M.    Prohibited contact order (person in relation to whom preventative detention order is already in force)  
   13N.    Application by detainee for revocation or variation of preventative detention order or prohibited contact order  
   13O.    Application by police for revocation or variation of preventative detention order or prohibited contact order  
   13P.    Power to detain person under preventative detention order  
   13Q.    Endorsement of order with date and time person taken into custody or detained  
   13R.    Requirement to provide name etc.  
   13S.    Power to enter premises  
   13T.    Power to conduct search  
   13U.    Warrant under section 34D of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979 of the Commonwealth  
   13V.    Release of person from preventative detention  
   13W.    Arrangement for detainee to be held in prison  
   13WA.   Arrangement for detainee to be held in youth justice facility  
   13X.    Effect of preventative detention order to be explained to person detained  
   13Y.    Person being detained to be informed of extension of preventative detention order  
   13Z.    Compliance with obligations to inform  
   13ZA.   Copy of preventative detention order  
   13ZB.   Humane treatment of person being detained  
   13ZBA.  Detention of persons under 18  
   13ZC.   Restriction on contact with other people  
   13ZD.   Contacting family members etc.  
   13ZE.   Contacting Ombudsman etc.  
   13ZF.   Contacting lawyer  
   13ZG.   Monitoring contact under section 13ZD or 13ZF  
   13ZH.   Special contact rules for person under 18 or incapable of managing own affairs  
   13ZI.   Entitlement to contact subject to prohibited contact order  
   13ZJ.   Disclosure offences  
   13ZK.   Questioning of person prohibited while person is detained  
   13ZL.   Taking identification material  
   13ZM.   Use of identification material  
   13ZN.   Offences of contravening safeguards  
   13ZO.   Standard of proof  
   13ZP.   Nature of proceedings  
   13ZQ.   Police detaining person under a preventative detention order  
   13ZR.   Annual report  
   13ZS.   Ombudsman etc. functions and powers not affected  
   13ZT.   Law relating to legal professional privilege and client legal privilege not affected  
   13ZU.   Legal proceedings in relation to orders  

   PART 3--POLICE POWERS TO DETAIN AND DECONTAMINATE

   14.     Interpretation  
   15.     Definitions  
   16.     Authorisation  
   17.     How may an authorisation be given?  
   18.     What is authorised?  
   18A.    Requests for communication and medical treatment by persons detained  
   19.     When does an authorisation lapse?  
   20.     Extended authorisation  
   21.     Use of reasonable and necessary force  

   PART 3A--SPECIAL POLICE POWERS

   21A.    Definitions  
   21AB.   Deputy Commissioners may exercise powers of Chief Commissioner  
   21B.    Authorisation of special powers to protect persons attending events from a terrorist act  
   21C.    Extension of authorisation under section 21B  
   21D.    Authorisation of special powers to prevent, or reduce the impact of, a terrorist act  
   21E.    Authorisation of special powers relating to the investigation of, or recovery from, a terrorist act  
   21F.    Authorisation of special powers to protect essential services from a terrorist act  
   21G.    Persons, vehicles or areas targeted by authorisation  
   21H.    How authorisation may be given  
   21I.    Duration of authorisation  
   21J.    Interim authorisations not open to challenge  
   21K.    Exercise of special powers by police officers  
   21L.    Power to give directions to public entities  
   21M.    Annual report  
   21N.    Purposes for which special powers may be exercised  
   21O.    Power to obtain disclosure of identity  
   21P.    Power to search persons  
   21Q.    Power to search vehicles  
   21R.    Power to move vehicles  
   21S.    Power to enter and search premises  
   21T.    Cordon around target area  
   21U.    Power to seize and detain things  
   21V.    Use of force generally by police  
   21W.    Offence to obstruct or hinder search or other powers  
   21X.    Supplying police officer's details and other information  

   PART 4--MANDATORY REPORTING ABOUTPRESCRIBED CHEMICALS AND OTHER SUBSTANCES

   22.     Reporting about prescribed chemical or other substance  

   PART 5--PROTECTION OF COUNTER-TERRORISM INFORMATION

   23.     Protection of counter-terrorism information in legal proceedings  
   24.     Court may inspect documents  

   PART 7--GENERAL

   38.     Review  
   39.     Operation of Act  
   39A.    Supreme Court—limitation of jurisdiction  
   40.     Regulations  
   41.     Expiry  
           SCHEDULE 1
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