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The current use of the exceptional powers provisions of the CCC Act 2003


Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:26 Aug 2013
Tabling date:15 May 2014
Date Ended:10 Apr 2014
Committee:Committee on the Corruption and Crime Commission (2013 - 2017)
House:Joint
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:That the Committee inquire into and report on:
a) the extent of the use of the Part 4 powers ("Part 4 Powers") under the Corruption and Crime Commission Act 2003 ("the Act");
b) the availability to WA Police of any other avenues to access powers substantially similar to the Part 4 Powers;
c) the impact of the Criminal Investigation (Covert Powers) Act 2012 on the use of the Part 4 Powers;
d) the current impediments to the regular, efficient and effective use of the Part 4 Powers;
e) the steps that can reasonably be taken to remove such impediments; and
f) the likely use of the Part 4 Powers in the event the current impediments are removed.

Submission Number Submitting person/organisation
Corruption and Crime Commission received on 19 Mar 2014
Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:
Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the
Legislative Council Committee Rooms Ground Floor, 18-32 Parliament Place, West Perth

Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the Legislative Assembly Committee Rooms, Level 1/11 Harvest Tce, West Perth
DateTimeVenueOrganisationWitnessBroadcastTranscript
13 Nov 201310:00 AMMR1WA PoliceDr Karl O’Callaghan, APM, Police Commissioner; Mr Chris Dawson, Deputy Commissioner (Operations); Acting Commander Scott Higgins; Ms Carolyn Petroboni, Senior Solicitor.
Videos:
Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. WA Police- Dr Karl O'Callaghan APM (Commissioner), Mr Christopher Dawson APM (Deputy Commissioner) and Mr Scott Higgins (Acting Commander, State Crime) on 13 Nov 2013
Related Reports:
Report No Title Date tabled Related documents
10 WA Police's use of Part 4 'exceptional powers' in the Corruption and Crime Commission Act 200310 Apr 2014More...