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CRIMES ACT 1914 - SECT 15YH

Represented defendants--cross-examination of vulnerable persons

             (1)  A defendant in a proceeding who is represented by counsel is not to cross-examine, except through counsel, a person to whom subsection (2) applies.

             (2)  This subsection applies to the following persons:

                     (a)  for a child proceeding--a child witness;

                     (b)  for a vulnerable adult proceeding--a vulnerable adult complainant;

                     (c)  for a special witness proceeding--a special witness for whom an order under subsection 15YAB(3) is in force for this section.



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