(1) Subject to subsection (2), the Governor in Council may, by Order published in the Government Gazette, declare that—
S. 6(1)(a) amended by No. 16/1991 s. 20(a).
(a) a law of a State (other than Victoria) is an interstate law for the purposes of this Act; and
(b) a specified court of Victoria or any court belonging to a specified class or description of courts of Victoria is, for the purposes of this Act, a corresponding court in relation to a specified court of a participating State or in relation to any court belonging to a specified class or description of courts of a participating State.
S. 6(2) amended by No. 16/1991 s. 20(b).
(2) An Order shall not be made under subsection (1) in respect of a law of another State unless the Governor in Council is satisfied that that law substantially corresponds to the provisions of this Act and contains provisions that are referred to in this Act as provisions of an interstate law that correspond to specified provisions of this Act.
S. 6(3) repealed by No. 16/1991 s. 20(c).
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Pt 2 (Heading) amended by No. 81/2005 s. 4(a).
Part II—Transfer at request of prisoner
S. 7 substituted by No. 16/1991 s. 21.