Justices (Computer Warrants) Amendment Regulation 2020

Queensland Crest

1Short title

This regulation may be cited as the Justices (Computer Warrants) Amendment Regulation 2020.


This regulation commences on 27 October 2020.

3Regulation amended

This regulation amends the Justices Regulation 2014.

4Amendment of s 6 (Prescribed warrants—Act, s 66(4))

(1)Section 6, heading, ‘Act, s 66(4)’—
omit, insert—

Act, s 66

(2)Section 6—

(ba)a warrant issued under the Criminal Practice Rules 1999, rule 28;
(bb)a warrant issued under the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012;
(f)a warrant issued under the Youth Justice Act 1992.

(3)Section 6(ba) to (f)—
renumber as section 6(c) to (h).

5Replacement of s 7 (Approved procedures for computer stored information—Act, s 67(1)(b))

Section 7—
omit, insert—

7Approved procedures for computer stored information—Act, s 67

For section 67(1)(b) of the Act, the following procedures for computer stored information are approved—
(a)the procedures, made by the chief executive, stated in the document—
(i)called ‘Issuing eWarrants in Queensland Courts’; and
(ii)published on the department’s website;
(b)the procedures about computer warrants, made by the commissioner of the police service, stated in the document—
(i)called ‘Operational Procedures Manual’; and
(ii)published by the department administering the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 on its website.

6Replacement of s 10 (Prescribed document—Act, s 69E(1)(b))

Section 10—
omit, insert—

10Prescribed document—Act, s 69E

For section 69E(1)(b) of the Act, a document called ‘Warrant Report’ made by the commissioner of the police service for executing a warrant mentioned in the document is prescribed.

7Amendment of s 14 (What bench charge sheet must state when given to clerk of the court)

Section 14(5), note—
relocate to section 14(3).