1.1.L.10 Law enforcement officer

Definition

Law enforcement officer means:

  • a member of a police force or police service of the Commonwealth, a state or a territory, or
  • a person appointed to a position for the purposes of being trained as a member of a police force or police service of the Commonwealth, a state or a territory, or
  • a person who has the powers and duties of a member of a police force or police service of the Commonwealth, a state or a territory.

This includes a police reservist, a police recruit, a police cadet, a junior constable, a police medical officer, a special constable, an ancillary constable or a protective services officer.

Act reference: PPLAct section 6 The Dictionary

PPL Rules Part 11 Division 2 Extension of Act to law enforcement officers of certain States and Territories, Part 11 Division 3 Extension of Act to Queensland law enforcement officers

Last reviewed: 10 May 2021