(1) This section applies if a person—
(a) claims that a public authority has acted in contravention of section 40B ; and
(b) alleges that the person is or would be a victim of the contravention.
(2) The person may—
(a) start a proceeding in the Supreme Court against the public authority; or
(b) rely on the person's rights under this Act in other legal proceedings.
(3) A proceeding under subsection (2) (a) must be started not later than 1 year after the day (or last day) the act complained of happens, unless the court orders otherwise.
(4) The Supreme Court may, in a proceeding under subsection (2), grant the relief it considers appropriate except damages.
(5) This section does not affect—
(a) a right a person has (otherwise than because of this Act) to seek relief in relation to an act or decision of a public authority; or
(b) a right a person has to damages (apart from this section).
Note See also s 18 (7) and s 23.
(6) In this section:
"public authority" includes an entity for whom a declaration is in force under section 40D.