Hon Annette King, in Committee, to move the following amendments:
New section 180(3): to omit paragraph (c) (line 17 on page 96) and substitute the following paragraphs:
New section 180(4) and (5): to omit these subsections (lines 18 to 22 on page 96) and substitute the following subsections:
Heading above clause 95
To insert after
“consequential amendments,” (line 20 on page 121)
New clause 97A
To insert the following clause after clause 97 (after line 28 on page 121):
97A Review of new Part 5 of principal Act
(1) The Solicitor-General, or any other person nominated by the Solicitor-General for the purpose, must as soon as practicable after the expiry of 2 years from the commencement of Part 5 of the principal Act (as inserted by section 92 of this Act) conduct a review of the operation of Part 5.
(2) The Solicitor-General or other person conducting the review must—
This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Criminal Procedure Bill in 2 respects.
First, it amends new section 180 of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957 (inserted by clause 92 of the Bill) to remove the provisions of that section that provide that parties to an application for an oral evidence order have no right to make oral submissions to a Judge, and that confer a residual discretion on the Judge to hear oral submissions if he or she thinks this is necessary. The Supplementary Order Paper provides, instead, that a party who applies for an oral evidence order has the right to make oral submissions to a Judge in support of the application, and if the applicant makes oral submissions the other party may also make oral submissions to the Judge on that application.
Secondly, the Supplementary Order Paper inserts a new clause 97A requiring the Solicitor-General, or a person nominated by the Solicitor-General, to review the operation of new Part 5 of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957 as soon as practicable after it has been in operation for 2 years. The person conducting the review must—