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CRIMES ACT 1914 - SECT 23XG

Results of forensic procedure carried out under interim order

             (1)  A sample taken under an interim order must not be analysed unless:

                     (a)  the sample is likely to perish before a final order is made; or

                     (b)  a final order is made.

             (2)  A person who conducts an analysis in the circumstances set out in paragraph (1)(a) must not intentionally disclose the results of the analysis to any person:

                     (a)  during the period before a final order is made; or

                     (b)  if the interim order is disallowed.

Penalty for a contravention of subsection (2):      Imprisonment for 12 months.



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