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47IA—Certain offenders to attend lectures

        (1)         If the court before which a person is charged with a prescribed first or second offence convicts the person of the offence, or finds that the charge is proved but does not proceed to conviction, the court must, unless proper cause for not doing so is shown, order the person to attend, within a period fixed by the court being not more than six months from the making of the order, a lecture conducted in accordance with the regulations.

        (2)         A person must not fail, without reasonable excuse, to comply with an order under subsection (1).

Maximum penalty: $250.

        (3)         In this section—

"prescribed first or second offence" means an offence against section 47(1), 47B(1), 47E(3) or 47I(14), being an offence that is, within the meaning of that section, a first or second offence against that section.

        (4)         A certificate purporting to be signed by the Commissioner of Police and to certify that a person named in the certificate failed to comply with an order under subsection (1) is, in the absence of proof to the contrary, proof of the matter so certified.

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