Tasmanian Bag Check Code of Conduct - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you operate a retail store and intend to check the bags of your customers. The code outlines what a retailer can and cannot do when conducting a bag search.

Retailers must display signs at the store entrance which indicate that:

  • agreeing to a bag check is a condition of entry to the store
  • checks can be performed on bags, parcels, cartons and containers.

Service type

Advisory Material

Advisory material provides advice and guidance in undertaking a business.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Security and Investigations Agents Act 2002 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Justice

Consumer, Building and Occupational Services

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