Section 227AA Customs Act 1901 | Evidence Used in Prosecutions


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Section 217AA of the Customs Act 1901 (Cth) deals with Evidence Used in Prosecutions and is extracted below.

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227AA Evidence may be used in prosecutions etc.

(1) To avoid doubt, if, when exercising powers under this Act, an officer obtains evidence of the commission of an offence against Part 9.1 of the Criminal Code, then that evidence may be used, or given to another body for use, in:

(a) investigating the offence; or
(b) proceedings for the prosecution for the offence.

(2) To avoid doubt, if, when exercising powers under this Act, an officer obtains evidence of the commission of an offence against Subdivision B of Division 72 of the Criminal Code, then that evidence may be used, or given to another body for use, in:

(a) investigating the offence; or
(b) proceedings for the prosecution for the offence.