Parole Act 2002

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107GA Application of section 107G during epidemic

(1)

This subsection applies to the hearing of an application for an extended supervision order relating to an offender who has been remanded in custody following arrest under a warrant issued under section 107G(3) if the court wishes to adjourn it—

(a)

while an epidemic management notice is in force; or

(b)

after an epidemic management notice has expired, but while (in the court’s opinion) there remains as an effect of the outbreak of the disease referred to in the notice a backlog of matters pending before the court.

(2)

The court may, without the offender’s consent, adjourn the hearing of an application for an extended supervision order to which subsection (1) applies for any period (not exceeding 21 days) it thinks appropriate in the circumstances.

Section 107GA: inserted, on 19 December 2006, by section 10 of the Parole Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 88).