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Vulnerable adult complainants

             (1)  A vulnerable adult complainant , in relation to a vulnerable adult proceeding, is an adult who is, or is alleged to be, a victim of an offence, of a kind referred to in subsection 15Y(2), to which the proceeding relates.

             (2)  However, the adult is not a vulnerable adult complainant if the adult informs the court that he or she does not wish to be treated as such a complainant.

             (3)  A vulnerable adult complainant need not be involved in the vulnerable adult proceeding or the initiation of that proceeding.

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