(1) For the purposes of this Act, a person is a vulnerable adult if the person is 18 years of age or more and has a cognitive, physical or mental health impairment that causes the person to have difficulty in—
(a) understanding their rights; or
(b) making a decision; or
(c) communicating a decision.
(2) A bail decision maker may consider a person to be a vulnerable adult even if the bail decision maker cannot identify the particular impairment referred to in subsection (1).
S. 3AAA inserted by No. 3/2018 s. 5, amended by
No. 32/2018 s. 81(1)(2)
(ILA s. 39B(1)).