Schedule 3 Amendment of Terrorism (Police Powers) Act 2002
Insert after section 8 (2):(3) In giving an authorisation, the Commissioner of Police, Deputy Commissioner of Police or other police officer is to be satisfied that the nature and extent of the powers to be conferred by the authorisation are appropriate to the threatened or suspected terrorist act.
Omit section 14 (2). Insert instead:(2) A police officer may exercise those powers whether or not the officer has been provided with a copy of the authorisation or notified of all the terms of the authorisation.
Omit section 17 (3). Insert instead:(3) A police officer must not detain a person for any longer than is reasonably necessary for the purpose of conducting a search under this section.
Omit section 18 (2). Insert instead:(2) A police officer must not detain a vehicle for any longer than is reasonably necessary for the purpose of conducting a search under this section.
Omit “if requested to do so” from section 23 (1).
Insert after section 23 (2):(3) If a police officer exercises a power that involves the making of a request that a person is required to comply with by law, the police officer must, as soon as is reasonably practicable after making the request, provide the person the subject of the request with:(a) a warning that the person is required by law to comply with the request (unless the person has already complied or is in the process of complying), and(b) if the person does not comply with the request after being given that warning, and the police officer believes that the failure to comply by the person is an offence, a warning that the failure to comply with the request is an offence.(4) If a police officer is exercising more than one power to which this section applies on a single occasion, and in relation to the same person, the police officer is required to comply with subsection (1) (a) and (b) in relation to that person only once on that occasion.(5) If 2 or more police officers are exercising a power to which this section applies, only one officer present is required to comply with this section.
Insert at the end of section 27O (1) (l):
, and(m) to do anything else that is reasonable for the purpose of concealing anything done in the execution of the warrant from the occupier of the premises.
Omit “every 12 months thereafter” from section 36 (2).
Insert instead “every 24 months thereafter”.