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Appointment of police of other jurisdictions as Special Constables

    (1)     The Commissioner may at any time appoint or authorise the appointment, as a Special Constable, of a person who is a member of the police force (however described):

        (a)     of the Commonwealth; or

        (b)     of a State; or

        (c)     of another Territory.

    (2)     The appointment may be:

        (a)     on the terms and conditions the Commissioner considers appropriate; and

        (b)     of persons identified by reference to:

            (i)     a particular work location; or

            (ii)     a particular operational unit or work group; or

            (iii)     any other identifiable designation.

    (3)     A Special Constable appointed under this section is taken to be a member of the Police Force and has the duties, obligations, powers and privileges imposed or conferred on a member under any law in force in the Territory.

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