CERTIFICATE OF ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
S13 , 15F Crimes Act 1914
Commonwealth Public Official
That John-Henry of the family Doe of the State of Australia, is authorized as follows to act
for the Crown, Her Majesty ELIZABETH THE SECOND her heirs and successors, lawful
Sovereign of Australia, in respect of all offences complained of or becoming known to him in
his capacity as a Commonwealth Public Official by the authority of the below reproduced
1. Crimes Act 1914—S13 Institution of proceedings in respect of offences.
Unless the contrary intention appears in the Act or regulation creating the offence, any
(a) institute proceedings for the commitment for trial of any person in respect of any
indictable offence against the law of the Commonwealth; or
(b) institute proceedings for the summary conviction of any person in respect of any
offence against the law of the Commonwealth punishable on summary conviction.
2. The Dictionary to the Criminal Code Act 1995 states: at (r.) in the Definition of
Commonwealth Public Official that “an individual who exercises powers, or performs
functions conferred on a person by or under any law of the Commonwealth” is a
Commonwealth Public Official.