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POLICE ADMINISTRATION ACT 1978 - SECT 135

Disclosure of names

    (1)     A member of the Police Force shall, when requested to do so:

        (a)     by a legal practitioner representing a person held in custody under a law in force in the Territory; or

        (b)     by a spouse, de facto partner, parent or child of a person held in custody under a law in force in the Territory,

disclose to the person so requesting, whether or not a person is being held in custody and if so where that person is being so held.

    (2)     A disclosure requested by a person mentioned in subsection (1)(b) that a person is being held in custody shall only be made with the consent of the person being so held.



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