Customs Act 1901 - CEO Directions No. 1 of 2005

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CEO DIRECTIONS No 1 of 2005
SUBSECTION 189A(2) OF THE CUSTOMS ACT 1901
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
I, LIONEL BARRIE WOODWARD, under subsection 189A(2) of the Customs Act 1901, give the following directions relating to the deployment of approved firearms and other approved items of personal defence equipment. 1.        An authorised arms issuing officer shall ensure that a person to whom approved firearms or approved items of personal defence equipment are issued is the holder of a valid qualification in accordance with CEO Order 1 - Use of Force. 2.        Approved firearms and approved items of personal defence equipment must be deployed and used in accordance with CEO Order 1 - Use of Force. 3.        Approved firearms and approved items of personal defence equipment shall be stored according to the guidelines set out in CEO Order 1 - Use of Force.  Any failure to store any approved firearms or approved items of personal defence equipment in the manner provided therein shall be reported to the authorised arms issuing officer. 4.        An officer may only use force in accordance with the procedures set out in CEO Order 1 - Use of Force.  This includes in any of the following circumstances: a)         discharge of an approved firearm; b)        use of a baton against another person; c)         use of a chemical agent against another person; d)        any use of a compliance or restraint hold, strike, kick or other operational defensive tactic against another person; e)         use of handcuffs or similar restraint against a person; or f)          forced entry of a building, vehicle, vessel or other secured area to search, seize or arrest.   These directions take effect on and from registration. Dated:  5 September 2005   Lionel Barrie Woodward
Chief Executive Officer of Customs

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