You are using a version of the website built for webcrawlers and people whose devices cannot use javascript.
Some functionality will not be available.
Contents (2002 - 103)
Skip to content
Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 No 103
Current version for 6 December 2019 to date (accessed 29 January 2020 at 19:01)
Part 9 Division 1 Section 110
110   Definitions
(cf Crimes Act 1900, s 355)
(1)  In this Part—
detention warrant means a warrant issued under section 118.
investigation period means the period provided for by section 115.
permanent Australian resident means a person resident in Australia whose continued presence in Australia is not subject to any limitation as to time imposed by or in accordance with law.
protected suspect means a person who is in the company of a police officer for the purpose of participating in an investigative procedure in connection with an offence if—
(a)  the person has been informed that he or she is entitled to leave at will, and
(b)  the police officer believes that there is sufficient evidence that the person has committed the offence.
(2), (3)    (Repealed)
(4)  For the purposes of this Part, a person ceases to be under arrest for an offence if the person is remanded in respect of the offence.
(5)  For the purposes of this Part, a reference to the place where a protected suspect is detained is a reference to the place where the person is participating in the relevant investigative procedure.