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Application to Supreme Court to determine privilege or application of secrecy requirement

    (1)     Within 7 days after the IBAC gives the sealed envelope or the document or other thing secured otherwise than in an envelope to the proper officer under section 59L, the IBAC may apply to the Supreme Court for a determination of—

        (a)     a claim of privilege under this Division;

        (b)     the application of a secrecy requirement under any enactment or other law.

    (2)     If no application is made under subsection (1) within the period of 7 days, the proper officer of the Supreme Court must return the document or other thing to the claimant.

    (3)     The IBAC must give notice of the application to the claimant within a reasonable time before the hearing of the application.

    (4)     Notice under subsection (3) must be in the prescribed form.

    (5)     The claimant is entitled to appear and be heard on the hearing of the application.

S. 59N inserted by No. 30/2016 s. 22.

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