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CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION (COVERT POWERS) ACT 2012 - SECT 23

23 .         Effect of authorities

        (1)         While it has effect, an authority for a controlled operation —

            (a)         authorises each law enforcement participant to engage in the controlled conduct specified in the authority in respect of the law enforcement participants; and

            (b)         authorises each civilian participant, if any, to engage in the particular controlled conduct, if any, specified in the authority in respect of that participant.

        (2)         In the case of a local controlled operation, the authority authorises each participant to engage in the conduct referred to in subsection (1) in this jurisdiction but not in any other jurisdiction.

        (3)         In the case of a cross-border controlled operation, the authority authorises each participant to engage in the conduct referred to in subsection (1) —

            (a)         in this jurisdiction and in one or more participating jurisdictions; or

            (b)         in one or more participating jurisdictions,

                subject to any corresponding law of that participating jurisdiction.

        (4)         The authority to engage in controlled conduct given to a participant cannot be delegated to any other person.



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