(1) Subject to section 127 and subsection (2), the IBAC is required to give a person arrested under an arrest warrant issued under Division 2 or 2A a reasonable opportunity to seek legal advice or obtain legal representation before the time specified for the person to attend before the IBAC in accordance with a witness summons issued under section 120(1).
(2) Despite section 127(6), if the IBAC gives a direction under section 127(2) , the IBAC is not required to allow the person bound by the direction at least 3 days from the receipt of the direction to obtain legal advice or representation by another Australian legal practitioner before the person is required to attend before the IBAC in accordance with the witness summons issued under section 120(1).
S. 142 inserted by No. 28/2012 s. 21 (as amended by No. 82/2012 s. 151(3)), amended by No. 22/2020 s. 7G.