The status of using drug detection dogs under Australian law

Meagher, Dan 2009, The status of using drug detection dogs under Australian law, Criminal law journal, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 165-174.

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Title The status of using drug detection dogs under Australian law
Author(s) Meagher, Dan
Journal name Criminal law journal
Volume number 33
Issue number 3
Start page 165
End page 174
Total pages 10
Publisher Lawbook Co.
Place of publication Sydney, N.S.W.
Publication date 2009
ISSN 0314-1160
Summary In recent years it has become increasingly common for drug detection dogs to be active in and around public transport, busy nightclub precincts, music festivals and dance parties. However, the legal status of police using drug detection dogs is anything but clear in many parts of Australia. The aim of this article is to outline the nature and scope of the powers available to police at common law and under statute that allow their use.
Language eng
Field of Research 180110 Criminal Law and Procedure
Socio Economic Objective 940403 Criminal Justice
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
HERDC collection year 2009
Copyright notice ©2009, Lawbook Co.
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30020702

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