Animal Welfare Investigations (Sem A) (NSCI4020-SA)

15.0 (0.125 EFTS)
To enable students to respond appropriately to a complaint, carry out an investigation and/or a patrol in a compliance context, collect and record evidence that may be used in court.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Certificate in Animal Welfare Investigations programme to enrol in this course. Students must enrol in both NSCI4020-SA & NSCI4020-SB to complete the course.
Topics include: 

Planning an investigation
Receiving an alleged complaint, legal grounds for an investigation, investigation objectives, investigation plan, evidence, notebooks and AWA forms,
Conducting a search
Plan, legislative authority, investigation techniques, collecting evidence, procedures for seizing and securing, search for and seizing evidence without a search warrant, procedures for obtaining and executing search warrants,
Plan, rights, methods, cultural awareness, effectiveness, interviewing witnesses and interviewing suspects,
Establishing an offence
Elements, prima facie case, statutory defences, writing investigative reports, chares and recommendations to prosecute,
Forensic science
Forensic processes and techniques, collecting, handling and recording forensic evidence, photography and chain of evidence,
Compliance breach
Provisions and proceedings, information required, admissible, rules of evidence and documentation,
Charges and recommendations to prosecute.
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 2149

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
5 Jul 18 - 5 Jul 18 LectureThursday16:00 - 18:00 Mt Albert (115-1023)
Thursday16:00 - 18:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
Thursday16:00 - 18:00 Mt Albert (115-3016)
Thursday16:00 - 18:00 Mt Albert (114-2010)
Thursday16:00 - 18:00 Mt Albert (115-2009)

Class: 2150. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Note: This course is offered as part of Certificate in Animal Welfare Investigations.

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