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"authorised officer"

means any official of—

(a) an investigating authority authorised by the head of that investigating authority to act under this Act;
(b) the National Prosecuting Authority authorised by the National Director of Public Prosecutions to act under this Act;
(c) an intelligence service authorised by the Director-General of that service to act under this Act; or
(d) the South African Revenue Service authorised by the Commissioner for that Service to act under this Act;
(e) the Independent Police Investigative Directorate authorised by the Executive Director of that Directorate to act under this Act;
(f) the Intelligence Division of the National Defence Force authorised by the Inspector-General of the National Defence Force to act under this Act;
(g) a Special Investigating Unit authorised by the head of the Special Investigating Unit to act under this Act;
(h) the office of the Public Protector authorised by the Public Protector to act under this Act; or
(i) an investigative division in an organ of state authorised by the head of the organ of state to act under this Act;

[Definition substituted by section 1(b) of the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act, 2017 (Act No. 1 of 2017)]