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Guidelines—prosecutions of offences

S. 26(1) amended by No. 3/2012 s. 15(2).

    (1)     Subject to this Act, the Director may establish guidelines with respect to the prosecution of offences for—

        (a)     Crown Prosecutors and other persons acting as Crown Prosecutors; and

S. 26(1)(ab) inserted by No. 36/1995 s. 10(5).

        (ab)     Associate Crown Prosecutors; and

S. 26(1)(b) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 137.2).

        (b)     police officers; and

        (c)     any other person or persons.

S. 26(2) amended by No. 3/2012 s. 15(3).

    (2)     Nothing in subsection (1) entitles the Director to establish guidelines in relation to a particular case.

S. 26(3) amended by No. 3/2012 s. 15(4).

    (3)     The Director must cause a copy of any guidelines established under subsection (1) to be published in the Government Gazette.

S. 26(4) amended by Nos 36/1995 s. 10(6), 3/2012 s. 15(4).

    (4)     Nothing in subsection (1) or in any guidelines established under that subsection prevents the performance or exercise by a Crown Prosecutor or Associate Crown Prosecutor of any of his or her functions or powers under this or any other Act.

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