Search warrants and other search powers

142 Effect of privilege on search warrants and search powers

A person who makes a claim of privilege (being a privilege recognised by this subpart) in respect of any thing that is seized or sought to be seized has the right, in accordance with sections 143 to 148,—

(a)

to prevent the search under this Act of any communication or information to which the privilege would apply if it were sought to be disclosed in a proceeding, pending determination of the claim to privilege, and subsequently if the claim to privilege is upheld:

(b)

to require the return of a copy of, or access to, any such communication or information to the person if it is seized or secured by a person exercising a search power, pending determination of the claim to privilege.