(1) The Governor in Council may make regulations for or with respect to—
(a) accreditation of experts giving forensic evidence in a court; and
(b) testing of the proficiency of experts in conducting procedures about which an expert gives forensic evidence; and
(c) the application and use of statistical analysis to data the subject of forensic evidence; and
S. 464ZJ(1)(d) amended by No. 3/2019 s. 74.
(d) standards for taking DNA profile samples or conducting forensic procedures in accordance with this Subdivision and the analysis of any samples taken; and
(e) generally prescribing any other matter or thing required or permitted by this Subdivision to be prescribed or necessary to be prescribed to give effect to this Subdivision.
(2) The regulations—
(a) may be of general or limited application; and
(b) may differ according to differences in time, place or circumstance; and
(c) may confer a discretionary authority or impose a duty on a specified person or class of persons.
S. 464ZJ(3)(4) repealed by No. 10/1999 s. 31(5)(c).
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S. 464ZJ(5) substituted by No. 10/1999 s. 31(5)(d).
(5) If a regulation made under subsection (1) is disallowed by the Parliament or a House of the Parliament, no regulation which is the same in substance as the disallowed regulation may be made within 6 months after the date of the disallowance, unless—
(a) if the regulation was disallowed by one House of the Parliament, that House approves the making of a regulation the same in substance as the disallowed regulation; or
(b) if the regulation was disallowed by both Houses of the Parliament, each House approves the making of a regulation the same in substance as the disallowed regulation.
(6) Any regulation made in contravention of subsection (5) is void.
S. 464ZK inserted by No. 129/1993 s. 7.