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Terrorism (Police Powers) Act 2002 No 115
Current version for 28 November 2018 to date (accessed 2 April 2020 at 06:05)
Part 2 Division 2 Section 10
10   Authorisation may be given orally or in writing
(1)  An authorisation may be given orally or by instrument in writing.
(2)  If the authorisation is given orally, it must be confirmed by instrument in writing as soon as it is reasonably practicable to do so.
(3)  An authorisation must:
(a)  state that it is given under this Part, and
(b)  describe the general nature of the threatened terrorist act or suspected terrorist act to which it applies, and
(c)  name or describe the person, vehicle or area targeted by the authorisation, and
(d)  specify the time it ceases to have effect.