(1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), an accused must give notice in the prescribed form of an application under section 18 or an application under section 18AC to—
(a) the informant; and
(b) the Director of Public Prosecutions or the prosecutor, as the case requires.
(2) Notice under subsection (1) must be given at least 3 days before the hearing of the application unless—
(a) the court is satisfied that—
(i) the circumstances of the case justify the application being heard sooner; and
(ii) the court will be able to hear and determine the matter adequately despite the limited notice or lack of notice to other parties; or
(b) all the parties agree that the period of 3 days be waived.
(3) Notice under subsection (1) may be dispensed
with by the court in the circumstances referred to in subsection (2)(a).
Pt 4 (Heading) inserted by No. 70/2010 s. 16.
S. 18A (Heading) inserted by No. 70/2010 s. 17(1).
S. 18A inserted by No. 9690 s. 4.