In Queensland the general rule is that police are not allowed to enter your premises without a warrant. However, there are exceptions which are discussed below. Entering your premises without a warrant Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 sets out the procedures that police must follow to enter a premises without a warrant. Police may … Continue reading Can Police Enter my Premises without a warrant?
Right to Silence A fundamental common law right that is protected in Australia is your right to remain silent. This right is then enshrined at a state level in Queensland in section 397 of the Police Powers and Responsibility Act 2000 (Qld) (‘PPRA’). Section 397 of the PPRA states that a person has the right … Continue reading Do I have to answer questions by a police officer or provide any information?