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Grant of legal assistance

96 Grant of legal assistance

(1) Division 2, other than sections 12 and 15 (6), of Part 2 of the Fair Trading Act 1987 , applies to an application for assistance in the same way as it applies to an application under section 12 of that Act.
(2) The Secretary may, with the consent of the Minister administering the Fair Trading Act 1987 , seek an interim restraining order under section 124 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 in relation to the subject-matter of the application.
(3) The Secretary may seek the order whether or not investigation of the application has been completed.
(4) The order may be granted without any undertaking being given by the Secretary as to damages.
(5) An interim restraining order sought by the Secretary is, for the purposes of subsection (1), taken to have been sought by the person who made the application for assistance and that person is taken to be an assisted person under Division 2 of Part 2 of the Fair Trading Act 1987 .

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