Child Protection (Offenders Registration) Act 2000 No 42
12I Reporting by remote offenders
(1) This section applies if a registrable person resides more than 100 kilometres from the nearest police station that is not a restricted police station.(2) A registrable person need not comply with a time limit concerning the making of a report in person under this Part if—(a) the person, or another person entitled to make the report on the person’s behalf, contacts the Commissioner of Police before the time limit expires, and(b) the Commissioner of Police agrees to allow the report to be made at a specific time that is after the time limit and at a specific place, and(c) before the time limit expires the person provides the Commissioner of Police by telephone or other means with the information required to be reported under this Part.(3) The Commissioner of Police must ensure that there is a method of recording all agreements made under this section.(4) Without limiting subsection (3), the recording method adopted must result in the creation of a written record—(a) that is identified by a unique reference number, and(b) that identifies when and where each agreement was made, and(c) that identifies the person who enters into any agreement, and(d) that contains the terms of any agreement.(5) If an agreement is made under this section, the Commissioner of Police must ensure that the registrable person is provided with the reference number required by subsection (4) (a).(6) The Commissioner of Police must ensure that there is a method of recording all information provided under subsection (2).