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CRIMES ACT 1958 - SECT 464W

Application by audio link or audio visual link for interim order

S. 464W(1) amended by Nos 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 36.30(a)), 33/2018 s. 87(2).

    (1)     A police officer making an application by audio link or audio visual link for an interim order must make the application in accordance with this section.

S. 464W(2) amended by Nos 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 36.30(b)), 6/2018 s. 68(Sch. 2 item 35.7).

    (2)     Before making the application, the police officer must prepare an affidavit setting out the grounds on which the order is sought, but may, if necessary, make the application before the affidavit has been sworn or affirmed.

S. 464W(3) amended by Nos 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 36.30(b)), 6/2018 s. 68(Sch. 2 item 35.8), 33/2018 s. 87(3).

    (3)     If transmission by facsimile machine or other electronic communication is available, the police officer must transmit a copy of the affidavit, even if the affidavit is not sworn or affirmed, to the magistrate or Children's Court magistrate constituting the court that is to hear the application.

    (4)     If the person the subject of the application is present with the applicant, the court must, if practicable, hear the person on any matter referred to in section 464T(3)(a) to (h), in the case of a relevant suspect, or section 464U(7)(a) to (g) and section 464U(8), in the case of a child.

S. 464W(5) amended by No. 33/2018 s. 87(4).

    (5)     If the court makes an interim order on an application made by audio link or audio visual link, the court must inform the applicant of the terms of the order, the date on which and the time at which it was made, and the date on which and the venue of the court at which the further hearing of the application will take place.

S. 464W(6) amended by No. 33/2018 s. 87(5).

    (6)     If transmission by facsimile machine or other electronic communication is available, the court must transmit a copy of its order to the applicant.

    (7)     A failure of the court to comply with subsection (4), (5) or (6) does not invalidate any order made by it but constitutes non-compliance for the purposes of section 464ZE(1)(a).

S. 464W(8) amended by No. 33/2018 s. 87(6)(a).

    (8)     If an interim order is made on an application made by audio link or audio visual link, the applicant must—

S. 464W(8)(a) amended by No. 33/2018 s. 87(6)(b).

        (a)     if a copy of the order has not been transmitted by facsimile machine or other electronic communication, complete a form of order in the terms indicated by the court under subsection (5) and must write on it the name of the magistrate or Children's Court magistrate who constituted the court that made the order and the date on which and the time at which it was made; and

S. 464W(8)(b) amended by No. 33/2018 s. 87(6)(b).

        (b)     if a copy of the order has been transmitted by facsimile machine or other electronic communication, serve a copy of the order on the person ordered to undergo the compulsory procedure; and

        (c)     inform the person ordered to undergo the compulsory procedure—

              (i)     of the terms of the order; and

S. 464W(8)
(c)(ii) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 36.30(c)).

              (ii)     that a police officer may use reasonable force to enable the procedure to be conducted; and

        (d)     give notice in writing to the person ordered to undergo the compulsory procedure of the date on which and venue of the court at which the further hearing of the application will take place and that the person is required to be present at that further hearing; and

        (e)     not later than the day following the making of the order, send the form of order, if any, completed by the applicant to the magistrate or Children's Court magistrate who constituted the court that made the order.

S. 464W(9) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 36.30(c)).

    (9)     A police officer who informs a person of the matters in subsection (8)(c)—

S. 464W(9)(a) amended by No. 27/2006 s. 17(20)(a).

        (a)     must record the giving of the information by audio recording or audiovisual recording or in writing signed by the person; and

        (b)     must give or send by registered post to the person or his or her legal practitioner, without charge—

S. 464W(9)
(b)(i) amended by No. 27/2006 s. 17(20)(b).

              (i)     if the giving of the information is recorded by audio recording or audiovisual recording, a copy of the recording as soon as practicable but not more than 7 days after the information is given, and, if a transcript of the recording is prepared, a copy of the transcript as soon as practicable; and

              (ii)     if the giving of the information is recorded in writing, a copy of the record forthwith.

S. 464W(10) amended by Nos 6/2018 s. 68(Sch. 2 item 35.9), 33/2018 s. 87(7).

    (10)     If an application is made by audio link or audio visual link, whether or not an interim order is made, the applicant must, not later than the day following the making of the application, send the affidavit duly sworn or affirmed to the magistrate or Children's Court magistrate who constituted the court that heard the application.

S. 464W(11) inserted by No. 33/2018 s. 87(8).

    (11)     In section 464V and this section—

"audio link" means facilities (including telephone) that enable audio communication between persons at different places;

"audio visual link" means facilities (including closed-circuit television) that enable audio and visual communication between persons at different places.

S. 464W(12) inserted by No. 33/2018 s. 87(8).

    (12)     Nothing in section 464V or this section engages the provisions of Part IIA of the Evidence (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1958 .

S. 464X inserted by No. 84/1989 s. 5, substituted by No. 129/1993 s. 7.



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