MLN NSW Fact Sheet: Answering Questions

Answering Questions: What are my rights and obligations when dealing with ASIO and police?

This fact sheet by Muslim Legal Network of New South Wales, is in regards to an individuals rights and obligations when being questioned by ASIO or the police. The fact sheet elaborates on ASIO, their role and powers, and provides information on what to do if they are questioned or contacted by ASIO. The role and powers, and what to and what not to do when questioned or taken under custody by the police are also provided. This article also provides information on the rights of an individual and provides definition and explanation of key terms.

 

Answering Questions: What are my rights and obligations when dealing with ASIO and police?

This fact sheet by Muslim Legal Network of New South Wales, is in regards to an individuals rights and obligations when being questioned by ASIO or the police. The fact sheet elaborates on ASIO, their role and powers, and provides information on what to do if they are questioned or contacted by ASIO. The role and powers, and what to and what not to do when questioned or taken under custody by the police are also provided. This article also provides information on the rights of an individual and provides definition and explanation of key terms.

The Muslim Legal Network of Victoria strongly urges everyone to read this fact sheet, as it provides valuable information on your individual rights and obligations when contacted or questioned by ASIO and/or the federal or state police/

 

It is important to note that this fact sheet is not intended as legal advice. You should seek legal advice if you or someone you know becomes directly affected by Australia’s Counter Terrorism laws.