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FORENSIC DISABILITY ACT 2011 No. 13 - SECT 81

81 Compensation for damage to possessions

(1) A forensic disability client may claim from the State the cost of repairing or replacing the client's possessions damaged in the exercise or purported exercise of a power under this part.

(2) The cost may be claimed and ordered in a proceeding brought in a court of competent jurisdiction for the recovery of the amount claimed.

(3) A court may order an amount be paid only if satisfied it is just to make the order in the circumstances of the particular case.

(4) A regulation may prescribe matters that may, or must, be taken into account by the court when considering whether it is just to make the order.



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