Section 60AA Crimes Act | Meaning of “law enforcement officer”


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Section 60AA of the Crimes Act 1900 is Meaning of “law enforcement officer” and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 60AA of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the Meaning of “law enforcement officer” and reads as follows:

60AA Meaning of “law enforcement officer”

In this Division:

“law enforcement officer” means:

(a) a police officer, or
(b) a Commissioner or Assistant Commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, or
(c) an officer of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, within the meaning of the Independent Commission Against Corruption Act 1988 , who performs investigation functions, or
(d) a Commissioner or Assistant Commissioner of the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission, within the meaning of the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission Act 2016 , or
(e) any other officer of the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission, within the meaning of the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission Act 2016 , who performs investigation or confiscation functions, or
(f) the Commissioner for the New South Wales Crime Commission or an Assistant Commissioner for that Commission, or
(g) a member of staff of the New South Wales Crime Commission, within the meaning of the Crime Commission Act 2012 , who performs investigation or confiscation functions, or
(h) the Commissioner of Corrective Services, or
(i) governors of correctional centres, correctional officers and community corrections officers, within the meaning of the Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999 , or
(j) an officer of the Department of Juvenile Justice who works with children who have, or are alleged to have, committed offences and who is employed at or works from a community centre or children’s detention centre, or
(k) an officer of the Department of Juvenile Justice who is involved in the conduct of youth justice conferences, or
(l) a Crown Prosecutor or an Acting Crown Prosecutor, or
(m) an Australian legal practitioner who is employed as a member of staff of the Director of Public Prosecutions, or
(n) a sheriff’s officer, or
(o) a recognised law enforcement officer within the meaning of the Police Act 1990 , or
(p) a special constable within the meaning of section 82L of the Police Act 1990 , or
(q) an officer of an approved charitable organisation, within the meaning of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 , who performs investigation, confiscation or other law enforcement functions.

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