Chapter 5: Powers, Duties and Functions Relating to Investigating Directorates (ss 26-29)

Various legislation provide the NPA and the ID with authorization and instruments to pursue its obligations. This includes, but it is not limited to the following:

CHAPTER 5: POWERS, DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS RELATING TO INVESTIGATING DIRECTORATES (ss 26-29)

Section 27: Reporting of matters to Investigating Director

If any person has reasonable grounds to suspect that a specified offence has been or is being committed or that an attempt has been or is being made to commit such an offence, he or she may report the matter in question to the head of an Investigating Directorate by means of an affidavit or affirmed declaration specifying-

(a)   the nature of the suspicion;

(b)   the grounds on which the suspicion is based; and

(c)   all other relevant information known to the declarant.

Section 28: Inquiries by Investigating Director (please click on the chapter 5 link above for a full section)

Section 29: Entering upon premises by Investigating Director (please click on the chapter 5 link above for a full section)