The court by which judgment is pronounced or recorded upon the conviction of any person for treason or an indictable offence in addition to such sentence as may otherwise by law be passed may condemn such person to the payment of the whole or any part of the costs or expenses incurred in and about the prosecution and conviction for the offence of which he is convicted, and the payments of such costs and expenses or any part thereof may be ordered by the court to be made out of any moneys taken from such person on his apprehension, or may be enforced at the instance of any person liable to pay or who may have paid the same in such and the same manner (subject to the provisions of this Part) as the payment of any costs ordered to be paid by the judgment or order of any court of competent jurisdiction in any civil proceeding may for the time being be enforced:
Provided that in the meantime and until the recovery of such costs and expenses from the person so convicted as aforesaid or from his estate the same shall be paid and provided for in the same manner as if this Part of this Act had not been passed, and any money which may be recovered in respect thereof from the person so convicted or from his estate shall be applicable to the reimbursement of any person or fund by whom or out of which such costs and expenses may have been paid or defrayed.
S. 546 amended by No. 7705 s. 10, substituted by No. 7994 s. 4, amended by No. 8280 s. 18(a)(i)(ii)(b), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 4).
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No. 6103 s. 543.
S. 547 amended by Nos 8679 s. 3(1)(e), 9576 s. 11(1), 9945 s. 3(3)(Sch. 2 item 14).