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CRIMES ACT 1914 - SECT 19APA

Amendment of parole orders and licences

Amendment of conditions

             (1)  The Attorney-General may, at any time before the end of:

                     (a)  a parole period for a person for whom a parole order has been made; or

                     (b)  a licence period for a person who is released on licence for a federal sentence;

by order in writing, amend the parole order or licence by doing any or all of the following:

                     (c)  imposing additional conditions on the parole order or licence;

                     (d)  varying or revoking a condition of the parole order or licence specified under paragraph 19AN(c) or 19AP(7)(c) or imposed under paragraph (c);

                     (e)  if the supervision period has not ended--changing the day on which the supervision period ends.

Amendments to rectify errors etc.

             (2)  If a parole order or licence:

                     (a)  contains an error of a technical nature; or

                     (b)  has a defect of form; or

                     (c)  contains an ambiguity;

the Attorney-General may, at any time, by order in writing, amend the parole order or licence to rectify the error, defect or ambiguity.

Note:          For paragraph (a), the following are examples of errors of a technical nature: a clerical mistake, an accidental slip or omission, a material miscalculation of figures or a material mistake in the description of a person, thing or matter.

When amendments take effect

             (3)  An amendment of a parole order or licence under subsection (1) takes effect when notice in writing of the amendment is given to the offender.

             (4)  An amendment of a parole order or licence under subsection (2) is taken to have had effect from the date of effect of the parole order or licence.



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