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POLICE ADMINISTRATION ACT 1978 - SECT 116K

Definitions

In this Division:

"approved member" means:

        (a)     a member of or above the rank of Commander; or

        (b)     a member who is approved, under section 116KN, to be a member who may issue a hand held scanner authority.

"hand held scanner "means a device that may be passed over or around a person or the person's belongings to detect metal.

"hand held scanner authority", see section 116KB(5).

"high risk area" means an area declared to be a high risk area under section 210 of the Liquor Act 2019 .

"public place" means a place the public is entitled to use or that is open to or used by the public, whether on payment of money or otherwise.

"public transport facility", see section 116KA.

"public transport vehicle" means:

        (a)     a bus being used for a route service, as defined in section 3 of the Public Transport (Passenger Safety) Act 2008 ; or

        (b)     a ferry that is being used, under contract with the Territory, to carry prospective passengers along a specified route at specific times.

"suspected offence area", see section 116KB(1).

"use", a hand held scanner in relation to a person, means to pass the hand held scanner in close proximity to the person or the person's belongings.



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