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South Australia Police’s Annual Report for 2021-22 under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

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This is the South Australia Police's Annual Report for 2021-22, provided under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. It provides that information-gathering powers under the National Cooperative Scheme on Unexplained Wealth were not used by SA Police in the 2021-22 financial year.

National Cooperative Scheme on Unexplained Wealth

Annual Report for the period 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023

Jurisdiction: South Australia Police

Key Issues

  1. The purpose of this brief is to provide you with the annual report of South Australia Police regarding the use of information gathering powers under the scheme.
  2. South Australia Police have used the information gathering powers under the scheme zero (0) times.


  1. There are two commitments relating to reporting the use of information-gathering powers under the scheme:
    1. Section 20 of Schedule 4 to the Unexplained Wealth Legislation Amendment Act
      2018 (the Act) -The Commissioner or head (however described) of a participating state/territory police force must give the Minister a written report in respect of each financial year that contains information on how many times they have used the production orders/notices to financial institutions. 
    2. Section 4.2 of the Intergovernmental Agreement on the National Cooperative
      Scheme on Unexplained Wealth (the IGA)-As soon as practicable after 30 June each year, relevant participating State or Territory party agencies must provide an annual report to the responsible State or Territory Minister on the use (if any) by the agency of the investigative powers reporting on the number of times that the powers were used by that agency. This will then be passed on to the Commonwealth Minister, who will table it in Parliament.


  1. In accordance with the Act s.20(1) Schedule 4, South Australia Police report the following:
Financial Year 2021/22
a) Number and results of applications for production orders under clause 1 0
b) The number of notices to financial institutions issued under clause 12 by an official specified in subclause 12(3) 0