105J Approval of agency

(1)

The Secretary may approve an organisation as an approved agency for the purposes of this subpart.

(2)

Before approving an organisation as an approved agency, the Secretary must be satisfied that—

(a)

the organisation has as one of its roles providing services to victims of crime; and

(b)

any amount paid to the organisation under section 105F will be applied to provide services to victims of crime; and

(c)

the organisation has members with the knowledge, experience, and skills to provide services to victims of crime; and

(d)

the organisation has in place administrative arrangements that will enable money received by the organisation to be accounted for.

(3)

The Secretary may at any time, by notice in writing to an organisation approved under subsection (1), revoke that approval if the Secretary is no longer satisfied of the matters set out in subsection (2) or of any other matters that the Secretary considers relevant.

Section 105J: inserted, on 1 July 2010, by section 7 of the Sentencing (Offender Levy) Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 42).