Northern Territory Consolidated Acts

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Restricting access to crime scene

    (1)     After establishing a crime scene, the responsible member must immediately take the steps the member considers reasonably necessary to protect anything at the crime scene from being damaged, interfered with or destroyed.

    (2)     A person (other than the responsible member) must not enter a crime scene unless:

        (a)     the person has a special reason, associated with the investigations at the crime scene, for entering; or

        (b)     the person is a member who is asked to enter the crime scene by the responsible member or another member; or

        (c)     the person is assisting the responsible member at the crime scene; or

        (d)     the presence of the person is necessary to preserve life or property at the crime scene; or

        (e)     the person is authorised to enter by the responsible member.

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