(1) A police officer
who has reason to believe that a person has committed a minor cannabis related
offence may give a cannabis intervention requirement to the alleged offender,
unless subsection (4) or section 8G(1) applies.
(2) A police officer
who believes —
an alleged offender has committed more than one minor cannabis related
the alleged offences have arisen out of the same incident,
may give a single CIR
in respect of all or some of the offences.
(3) A CIR is to be
given as soon as practicable, and in any event within 60 days, after an
alleged offence is believed to have been committed.
(4) A CIR cannot be
given in respect of an alleged offence (the new offence ) if the alleged
an adult who, before the new offence was allegedly committed, had been
convicted of a minor cannabis related offence or given a CIR; and
an adult when so convicted or given the CIR.
[Section 8E inserted: No. 45 of 2010 s. 6.]